Oklahoma authorities identify body of man found near Wellston

Gustavo Barragan Valencia, 35, of Mexico, was found dead Wednesday alongside a Lincoln County road. His death is being investigated as a homicide.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: October 27, 2012 at 9:40 pm •  Published: October 28, 2012

State investigators Saturday released the name of the man whose body was found alongside a Lincoln County road earlier in the week.

The death of Gustavo Barragan Valencia, 35, of Mexico, is being investigated as a homicide, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jessica Brown said. Valencia's body was found Wednesday evening on a roadside southwest of Wellston.

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