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'Suspicious Death' In Norman Ruled Homicide

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Norman Police released a picture showing the cab of Patrick Burton's missing pickup truck. The picture is of Burton at an ATM. Norman Police released a picture showing the cab of Patrick Burton's missing pickup truck. The picture is of Burton at an ATM.
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

The suspicious death of a man found dead inside a burned home in Norman is ruled a homicide.

According to the medical examiner, 51-year-old Patrick D. Burton died from a single gunshot wound to the shoulder.

Wednesday, firefighters put out the flames at 619 Villa Drive, and found Burton's body lying near a bedroom.

2/13/2013 Related Story: Body Found Inside Scorched Home In Norman

Police say someone drove away from the burning house in the victim's truck. They've released a picture of the cab of the truck, which also shows Burton at an ATM.   

2/14/2013 Related Story: Norman Police Release New Information About Man's 'Suspicious' Death

The vehicle is a white, 2004 extended cab Chevrolet pickup. It has an Oklahoma license tag, 088AXI. The truck has white, louvered taillight covers, and white, louvered covers over the rear windows. There is also a NASCAR license plate on the front bumper, a cow bell hanging from the rear bumper, and a hard white bed cover.

If you see the truck, police ask that you immediately call 911.

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