Dive team recovers homicide victim’s body

Ponca City Now - December 8, 2015 2:13 pm

At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Marine Enforcement and Dive Team members of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol recovered the body of an 18-year-old male homicide victim.

The man’s body was recovered from the spillway area of Dow Lake near Haileyville, OK, from approximately 3 feet of water.

Team members assisted the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the medical examiner in removing the body and crime scene processing.

Pittsburg County Sheriff Joel Kerns said the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation will lead in the investigation of the man’s death.


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