Police in Edmond have identified the body of a man found behind a church Monday night, and police in Oklahoma City are investigating the discovery of a woman's body found near downtown.
The body of Bob Pansze, 72, of Edmond, was found behind St. Monica Catholic Church, 2001 N Western Ave., on Monday evening, the state medical examiner's office reported. A cause of death has not been determined, medical examiner's spokeswoman Amy Elliott said. Pansze was a special education teacher at Roosevelt Middle School in Oklahoma City. The death is not suspicious in nature, Edmond police spokeswoman Jennifer Monroe said.
Also Monday, a woman's body was found in the morning hours near downtown Oklahoma City. She had not been identified as of Tuesday evening.
Workers reported a foul smell at 101 S McKinley Ave., and searchers found the woman's body in a storm drain about 8:50 a.m. She is described as white and was clothed, Elliott said.