Police: Human Remains in North Tulsa Belong to Missing Person
Detectives are continuing their investigation of a north Tulsa area after human remains were discovered earlier this week.
Police concluded a search for the human remains the area of North
Garnett and East Admiral near Wright Christian Academy. Officers with
the assistance of the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's office confirmed the
discovery of a pelvis bone and other bones belonging to a human.
search has been suspended and other options are being considered on how
best to proceed with this search. The dense woods, heat and other
factors have made any further search unproductive at this time," a
statement went on to say.
detectives are focusing on a missing person, identified as Oscar Garcia
Sr., who may be the possible source of the bones. Garcia was reported
missing back in March by his son, Oscar Garcia Jr.
to a release from TPD, Oscar Garcia Sr. lived and had an audio shop
near the 11700 block of E Admiral within eyesight of the woods when he
was last seen. An examination of the shop and residence revealed that
there was a struggle inside and blood evidence was recovered.
the time of the investigation officers stated that even though Oscar
Garcia Jr. reported his father missing his behavior around that time
frame was very erratic. TPD made contact with Oscar Garcia Jr. on
several occasions and private citizens along with police officers noted
his bizarre behavior.
have spoken to Oscar Garcia Jr. and he has mentioned several scenarios
as to what could have happened to his father. The investigation into
Oscar Garcia Sr. is still a missing person's investigation however
homicide investigators are assisting in this investigation.
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