Body found in July in Cleveland County is identified

The state medical examiner identified the body found in July as Pascual Salazar, 36, of Noble, the Cleveland County sheriff reports.
by LeighAnne Manwarren Modified: February 8, 2013 at 5:39 pm •  Published: February 8, 2013
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The state medical examiner has identified a body found in July in eastern Cleveland County.

Pascual Salazar, 36, of Noble, was identified through DNA comparisons from family members, Cleveland County Sheriff Joe Lester said in a news release.

Salazar was last seen May 23 near SE 15 and High Avenue in Oklahoma City. The body was found July 10 near Fulkerson Road in eastern Cleveland County, Lester said.

The medical examiner listed the cause of death as unknown. Cleveland County authorities are investigating Salazar's death as a homicide.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call sheriff's office at 701-8888.


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by LeighAnne Manwarren
Breaking News Reporter
LeighAnne Manwarren is a reporter covering breaking news, crime and weather for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. An Oklahoma City native, Manwarren is a University of Oklahoma journalism alum and has interned for The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette,...
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