Wahpeton Death Investigation

Wahpeton Death Investigation Click to Enlarge

WAHPETON, ND--Wahpeton Police are investigating death of a man who they believe was killed by his uncle. Officers were called Friday afternoon to an apartment. When Police arrived, they found the victim, 42 year-old Oscar Bynaum in a bedroom. Investigators believe that Bynaum's death was the result of "homicidal violence." The complaint says the two men got into an argument and then a fight and James Bynaum placed his nephew in a choke hold. Bynaum has been charged with negligent homicide.

He's being held in the Richland County Jail.

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