Tulsa Police Identify Human Remains Found In Park

Tuesday, February 23rd 2021, 4:25 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

Tulsa Police have identified the remains that were found Monday in a park near Gilcrease Museum as 29-year-old Samantha Puckett.

Officials said Puckett had been missing since November 2016 and they had suspected foul play in her disappearance.

The suspect in the case, John Paul Gladney, died by suicide as detectives attempted to search his house in December 2016.

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Police said Puckett's remains were found Monday by a photographer who was taking pictures in the area. Investigators believed the remains showed clear signs of trauma.