Burned body of Oklahoma minister discovered near his church
June 16, 2017
CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Oklahoma say the charred body of a Baptist minister has been discovered next to his church.
Chickasha Police Department Lt. Scott Weaver says the body of 55-year-old Rev. Michael Dean Walworth was discovered about 7:45 a.m. Friday on the ground near the First Missionary Baptist Church in Chickasha.
Officials say Walworth was pronounced dead at the scene between the church and a nearby residence. Police say the cause of Walworth's death and how his body was burned is under investigation.
Investigators say they believe the pastor's death is an isolated inci...