Updated on Friday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. — Update: GPD identifies man found dead in motel room
Crime scene tape surrounded the TownHouse Motel on Monday after a man was found dead inside an upstairs room.
Police are not giving many details at this time in the investigation.
The Guthrie Police Department (GPD) received a call just after 9 a.m. reporting that there was someone who may have been injured in a room at the TownHouse Motel located at 223 E Oklahoma Ave.
Officers and Guthrie EMS personnel were dispatched to check the welfare of the occupant.
The body of a white male, approximately 40 years of age was discovered.
GPD requested the assistance of Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation crime scene personnel to aid in determining cause and manner of death.
The deceased was transported for additional, extensive and exhaustive examination by the Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
“GPD Criminal Investigation personnel are continuing to gather and analyze evidence as it is collected, and will not rest until all pertinent questions have been satisfactorily answered,” GPD Chief Don Sweger said in a release.