ME Identifies Man Whose Body Was Found In SW OKC Drainage Canal

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 12:00 pm
By: News 9

The Medical Examiner has identified a man whose body was found in a drainage canal in a southwest Oklahoma City neighborhood on Thanksgiving.

According to Oklahoma City police, just before 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving, a body was found in the drainage canal of the Briarwood Creek housing addition, located near several schools, in between S. Western Ave. and N. Santa Fe Ave.

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The Medical Examiner’s office confirmed with News 9 on Tuesday that they have identified the man as 67-year-old James McKee. His cause of death was skull fractures due to fall, and his manner of death has been ruled accident.