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OSBI investigating discovery of body near Fort Gibson Lake

Foul play is not suspected as investigators work to identify the man and his whereabouts before his death, according to an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation news release.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 16, 2014 at 5:38 pm •  Published: July 16, 2014

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Wagoner County sheriff’s office on a death investigation after authorities discovered a man’s body near Fort Gibson Lake.

The man was found Tuesday on the south side of the lake near a small outbuilding and appeared to have been dead for several days. Foul play is not suspected, OSBI reports.

Investigators are working on an assumption of the man’s identity to construct a timeline of events that led to his death, OSBI reports. has disabled the comments for this article.