Tulsa Police ID Body Found In Bag

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 2:36 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- The victim of the city's 23rd homicide of the year has been identified.  

Tulsa Police say the victim is 37-year-old Lisa Bollaert of Syracuse, New York. 

Police say the victim's body was dumped in the 7900 block of South Elwood Avenue.

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Bollaert was last seen Tuesday in Sand Springs, according to homicide detectives. Police say Bollaert's body was found in a plastic bag in the front yard of a home Wednesday afternoon.

Tulsa Police say the victim apparently hitchhiked to Oklahoma last month.    

Anyone with information about Bollaert's activities and a person who was seen driving slowly past the house on Elwood just before the body was found on Wednesday to call Crime Stoppers at 596-COPS.

The driver is described as a white man in his 40s or 50s with collar-length, brown hair and a scruffy beard.

Police say he was driving a 1970s-model beat-up Chevy pickup with no hubcaps.