Gack: OK Labor Commissioner stabbed to death at Braum’s in NW OKC

Gack: OK Labor Commissioner stabbed to death at Braum’s in NW OKC
Late Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello. (Image via News9)

[Ed. – We’re not in the old America anymore.  But I think you knew that.  It does look like a family dispute of some kind, which would suggest it was not about, say, organized crime.]

A state politician was stabbed to death Sunday evening at a northwest Oklahoma City fast food restaurant, sources tell News 9.

Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor Mark Costello died Sunday evening after being stabbed at Braum’s, 11224 N May Ave., Oklahoma City police Capt. Paco Balderrama said.

About 6:35 p.m. Sunday, police were called to the Braum’s in reference to a man stabbing another man inside and outside the restaurant.

Earlier in the day, two family members had a fight with one another and agreed to meet at Braum’s. When the two arrived, one stabbed the other multiple times in the head and neck with a steak knife, police said.

The stabbing started inside the restaurant and continued into the parking lot, where other customers tried to stop the assault, police said.

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