McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

Police/Courts

August 12, 2013

MPD: Sunday assault victim dies

McALESTER — A man has died after allegedly being assaulted during an altercation, McAlester police said.

Roland Manfred Guttke, 46, of McAlester died Sunday at a Tulsa hospital after he was allegedly assaulted on Friday, according to McAlester Police Det. Kevin Hearod.

McAlester police say they responded to a call at 11 p.m. on Friday at 922 E. Comanche Ave.

“We arrived at a scene and found (Guttke) bleeding from the back of the head,” Hearod said.

Evidence collected at the scene included a a broken wooden bat and a bloody towel, according to the police report.

Hearod said the man was taken by ambulance to McAlester Regional Health Center and then flown by medical helicopter to Tulsa, where he was pronounced dead on Sunday.

No one has been charged in the case, which is still under investigation, Hearod said.

“We are interviewing several people and we’ve heard several different stories about what occurred,” he said.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Police/Courts
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
NDN Video
Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Don't Be A Tattletale: Bad Bullying Tips For Students Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday The trillest thoughts on marijuana "RHOA" Star Charged With Battery Grizzly Bears Get Snowy Birthday Party Weatherman draws forecast when another technical glitch strikes WGN Elizabeth Olsen's Sexy Shoot Bay Area Teen Gets Prom Date With Help From 'Breaking Bad' Star Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Behind The Tanlines Jersey Strong Part 1 WATCH: Women Fight To Marry Prince Harry! Jenny McCarthy Engaged to "New Kid" Kate and Will Land in Oz O’Reilly Launches Preemptive Strike Against CBS Pixar Unveils Easter Eggs From its Biggest Movies Baby Sloths Squeak for Their Cuddle Partners in Adorable Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.