Human remains identified as that of missing Oklahoma woman

The Associated Press - March 19, 2017 8:53 am

Human remains identified as that of missing Oklahoma woman
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) – Human remains discovered by children playing in a creek in Muskogee have been identified as that of a missing Oklahoma woman.
Muskogee Police Department officials say the decomposing body of 55-year-old Deborah Brooks of Muskogee was discovered about 1 p.m. Friday in a creek east of the Muskogee Turnpike.
A missing person’s report filed on Tuesday says Brooks had not been seen since about March 1.
Police say the circumstances surrounding Brooks’ death are under investigation. The body will be sent to the Office of the State Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.

 

Latest Stories

Judge Hears Testimony in Osage Wind Farm Damages Trial

A federal judge heard testimony over damages due the Osage Mineral Council in the long-running dispute over...

Drummond Announces Initiative Recognizing Outstanding Law Enforcement With Officer of the Year Awards Nominations Now Open

OKLAHOMA CITY  – Attorney General Gentner Drummond announced today that law enforcement supervisors across Oklahoma are...

US Says Cyberattacks Against Water Supplies are Rising, and Utilities Need to do More to Stop Them

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more...