Woman's body found under McClain County bridge

PURCELL — McClain County authorities say the body of a woman has been found under a bridge that connects Purcell and Lexington.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: August 29, 2013
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PURCELL — McClain County authorities say the body of a woman has been found under a bridge that connects Purcell and Lexington.

Sheriff Don Hewitt told reporters that the body was found about 7:30 a.m. Thursday and said the death is considered suspicious. The sheriff's office has asked the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for assistance.

The woman's name and age were not immediately released.

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