OKC part-owner Aubrey McClendon dies in single-car crash

March 2, 2016 8:06 PM

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Thunder part-owner Aubrey McClendon, a founder and former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy who was indicted on Tuesday, died in a single-car crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, police confirmed. He was 56.

Less than 24 hours earlier, the Department of Justice announced that he had been charged with conspiring to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma.

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