McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

June 4, 2013

Krebs man found dead

By Jeanne LeFlore
Staff Writer

McALESTER — Krebs police were at the scene of a reported death in 500 block of Third Street at Cherokee Avenue in Krebs.

Krebs police say the body of an identified elderly man was discovered in the brush area next a home at 575 N.W. Third Street.

Tuesday morning Krebs police and fire officials were investigating the scene which was reported over police radio at 10 a.m. as involving an overturned lawn mower and a drowning.

Officers at the scene were talking to a young man while emergency personnel used large blue tarp to cover the area as the investigation continued.

One fire truck one ambulance and several police cars were at the scene.

The case is under investigation by the Krebs police and the name of the man has not yet been released.

No other information was released by press-time today.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com.