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Counterfeit Check Suspect
Oklahoma City Police is asking for the public's help identifying a man who passed a counterfeit check at a local business. The check was used to purchase equipment at Smith Farm and Garden in NW Oklahoma City. The check totaled more than six thousand dollars. He is a white male who was wearing a tan shirt and a white ball cap. Anyone with information as to his identity should call Crime Stoppers at 405/235-7300. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Posted: Monday, August 20 2012, 04:33 PM CDT
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Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister
May 21, 2013 15:26 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The state medical examiner's office has revised the death toll from a tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb to 24 people, including nine children.
Spokeswoman Amy Elliott said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm. Authorities said initially that as many as 51 people were dead, including 20 children.
Elliott says nine children are confirmed dead, including seven who were pulled from the wreckage of an elementary school in Moore, 10 miles south of Oklahoma City.
Teams are continuing to search the shattered community after the Monday afternoon tornado.
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