“Man Faces Murder Charges as Human Remains Identified as Missing Bartlesville Victim

By | August 18, 2023



A man in Bartlesville, Oklahoma is facing murder charges after the remains of a missing man were identified. The Bartlesville Police Department sought assistance from OSBI regarding the disappearance of 21-year-old Devin Viles. Human remains found in Nowata county have been confirmed as Viles. Investigators believe that 34-year-old Brock Anthony Edward is responsible for Viles’ death and he is currently incarcerated on drug trafficking charges. Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact OSBI. www.fox23.com reported

A murder suspect has emerged after the identification of human remains as those belonging to a missing individual from Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The Bartlesville Police Department sought assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) regarding the suspicious disappearance of 21-year-old Devin Viles in August 2022. Viles had not been seen for several weeks at the time. Following an investigation, human remains were discovered in Nowata County, which have now been officially confirmed as belonging to Viles.

The authorities have identified 34-year-old Brock Anthony Edward as the primary suspect in Viles’ murder. Edward is currently serving a prison sentence for drug trafficking charges. The investigation into this case is ongoing, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact OSBI at tips@osbi.ok.gov.