Four Oklahoma men who were last seen riding their bicycles more than a week ago before being shot dead and dismembered were planning to commit a crime, police have said, Your Content has learned.
Dismembered bodies found in the Deep Fork River in Oklahoma have been identified as those of four men reported missing last week.
Investigators found the first remains on Friday and determined over the weekend that the victims died from gunshot wounds before they were cut up.
The bodies were then dumped into the river Okmulgee Police Chief said.
The victims have been confirmed as two brothers Mark, 32, and Billy Chastain, 30, Mike Sparks, 32, and Alex Stevens, 29.
The men were reported missing after leaving Billy Chastain’s home in Okmulgee on bicycles around 8pm.
Investigators believe the men intended to ‘commit some sort of criminal act.
Owner of a Okmulgee scrap yard, Joe Kennedy, 67, is considered a person of interest in the case after ‘evidence of a violent event’ was discovered nearby.
Kennedy was not named a suspect in case but is missing and possibly suicidal,‘according to The New York Post.