Tulsa Sheriff's Deputies Investigating Decomposing Body

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a decomposing body was found in west Tulsa.

Sheriff's investigators have been unable to identify the body, which was found near 4400 West 56th Place. They believe the victim to be of a white male of an unknown age.

Investigators were able to identify distinguished tattoos. One is located directly below the naval with the initials RIP. The second tattoo is on the right thigh of a heart dripping blood with a top rocker of wicked and below it love. The third tattoo is an outline of a heart behind the left knee.

Deputies do not know the cause of death and are waiting for the medical examiner before investigating as a homicide.

Anyone with information that could help the Sheriff's Office identify the victim are asked to contact Tulsa County Sheriff's Investigators at 918-596-8669.