4 missing men on bicycles nearly a week; Now remains found in river

OKMULGEE, Okla. — Chief Prentice of the Okmulgee Police Dept stated Friday afternoon they responded to reports of suspicious items in the River in the area of the bridge that goes across Sharp Road which is SW of Okmulgee.

“Officers responded and discovered what appears to be multiple human remains in the river,” he stated. Multiple agencies responded.

“Currently we have more questions than answers.”

The families of the four missing men; Mark Chastain, Billy Chastain, Mike Sparks and Alex Stevens were notified before the information was released to the public.

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Late Friday night another statement from the PD:

“The recovery process has been completed from the river on Sharp Road. The process went much faster than I anticipated. Four male bodies were recovered from the river. No identifications have been made at the scene and the Medical Examiner will have to make the official identifications.

The bodies are being taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Tulsa for autopsy. No additional information is being released at this time.” — Chief Prentice

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