Man dies after barricading himself in a Pushmataha County home

By: First News Staff Email
By: First News Staff Email

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, OK -- A man is dead after he barricaded himself in a trailer home in Pushmataha County Saturday.

OHP tells us the man was armed and locked himself in a home in a small community north of Tuskahoma.

Troopers say around 10 p.m. the house caught on fire, and after it was put out they found the man dead.

Officials say the medical examiner's office is looking into the cause of death. The State Fire Marshall is trying to figure out what started the blaze.

The man's name has not yet been released. No one else was injured.


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