A suspect is in custody for the murder of a Newcastle man whose body was discovered Thursday evening.
According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, 23-year-old Stephen Wineland was arrested after a brief pursuit in the 1000 block of SW 30 in Oklahoma City.
The victim of the homicide, identified as Michael Martinez, died of a gunshot wound. Authorities told News 9 his body was found in a cul de sac just north of the Newcastle casino.
Police said both men resided in the Oklahoma City area and were acquaintances.
Wineland has been booked into the McClain County Jail on a complaint of first degree murder.