The Woodward News

July 28, 2013

OSBI investigating death of area man


Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — Woodward News Staff Reports

ELLIS COUNTY – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of an 18-year-old Mooreland man early Sunday.

Kolby Bowers was transported by private vehicle just after midnight from a party a few miles north of Fargo to the Woodward Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown. The death is being investigated as suspicious.

Brown said OSBI agents were called out at 2 a.m. on Sunday to investigate the death and agents and criminalists have been at the scene of the party and interviewing party goers about the incident.

Brown said the medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.