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Stan Florence

Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


04/11/12                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           


Lexington Murder Update

Sunday morning (4/8/2012) between 12:30 and 12:45 numerous gunshots were heard in the area of 400 E. Broadway in Lexington. Several residents called 9-1-1 to report hearing the gunfire. That afternoon, Lexington Police were called to a possible homicide at 421 East Broadway. Gary Lee Norton, Sr. (d.o.b. 8/17/1956) was found dead inside his home. There were no signs of a struggle. Lexington Police immediately called in the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

An autopsy has revealed Norton died of a single gunshot wound to the head. Since then, agents have processed the crime scene; collected numerous pieces of evidence; and interviewed family, friends, and neighbors. Currently, agents are running leads.

No arrest has been made in this case even though one son of the victim was arrested on unrelated charges.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact the OSBI at 1-800-522-8017.