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Oklahoma Motel Manager Found Dead in Parking Lot

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The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a motel manager has been found dead in a motel parking lot in northern Oklahoma.

The OSBI says 25-year-old Deepkuner Vhakta was found Monday night outside the Best Way Inn in Blackwell. Blackwell is west of Ponca City in Kay County. 

The agency did not release a suspected cause of death, but says the case is being investigated as a homicide.