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.
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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.