No ID Yet On Decomposed Body Found In Rural Okmulgee County


Monday, April 11th 2011, 3:19 pm
By: News On 6


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OKMULGEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -- The Okmulgee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of an extensively decomposed male body found on Friday, April 8, 2011.

A news release from the sheriff's office says the body was found in the Twin Hills area near the Okmulgee and Muskogee county line.

Officials decline to speculate if the body is that of Hitchita resident Chris Shelton, 36, who was last seen February 15, 2011, at a friend's house near Haskell.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Okmulgee County Sheriff's Office and speak with Sergeant Robert Heath or Smokey Patchin at 918-756-4311.