Deputies Discover Body in Lake Near Talihina

A body was discovered in LeFlore County pond earlier this week believed to be a 19-year-old missing man.

Deputies with the LeFlore County Sheriff's Office stated that the body was found in the pond west of Talihina. This was on Monday afternoon.

Investigators added that at this time the body could possibly belong to a man that was reported missing from Talihina last week. But has been sent to the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office for further examination.

No cause of death has been given or a name. Deputies will continue to investigate this as a possible homicide.