Body found in Creek County is believed to be missing man

Ponca City Now - August 4, 2016 10:49 am

OILTON, Okla. (AP) – A body believed to be that of a missing Cushing man has been found near Oilton in Creek County.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the body found Wednesday afternoon is presumed to be 19-year-old Lane David Howard.

Authorities had been searching for Howard since Sunday when he was reported missing from the area of old Highway 51 and Buckeye Creek.

The OSBI said the investigation is being worked as a homicide pending a report from the state medical examiner's office on the cause of death.

 

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