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Police: 4 dead at pot farm were ‘executed,’ Chinese citizens – World News

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Police have identified a suspect in the murders of four people at an Oklahoma marijuana farm over the weekend, but said Tuesday they will not release their names because more people could be at risk. said.

Officials said three Chinese citizens and a woman were “executed” on a 10-acre (4-hectare) property west of Hennessy, about 55 miles (90 km) northwest of Oklahoma City. rice field. His fifth victim, one of whom is also a Chinese citizen, was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City.

According to police, next-of-kin notifications were still pending “because of a significant language barrier.”

Officials have a suspect in mind, but the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation is withholding names for now to avoid endangering others.

In a news release on Tuesday, the OSBI said, “The suspect was in the building for a considerable length of time before the execution began. “Based on previous investigations, this does not appear to be a random incident.”

OSBI Capt. Stan Florence said the day before that officials believed the suspect knew the victim who was found dead Sunday night.

“They all know each other,” Florence said.

Authorities have not identified the victims or how they died. The case is being investigated as a quadruple murder.

The Kingfisher County Sheriff’s Office initially responded to the reported hostage-taking at the farm and sought help from state officials, Florence said.

Police searched the ground late Sunday and Monday using drones and helicopters but found no suspects, Florence said.

“There’s a lot to unravel in this case,” he said. “It will take some time to process.”

Oklahoma Department of Medical Marijuana Department spokeswoman Portia Riley said the location has a valid license to grow medical marijuana.

Oklahoma voters legalized medical marijuana in 2018, and thanks to a limitless law with fewer restrictions than other states, the industry boomed quickly.

In March, voters will decide whether to legalize recreational drug use.

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