Body found on side of highway in Creek County

Body found on side of highway in Creek County (KTUL)

CREEK COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) -- Creek County deputies are investigating after a body was found next to Highway 66 near Kellyville.

According to the sheriff's office, the owner of a nearby home reported finding the body around 3:15 p.m. in a ditch on the side of the highway near South 231 Drive.

Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations have been called in to assist.

The Creek County Sheriff's Office said the body was found covered with a cloth and they believe the deceased individual has been there since Tuesday or early Wednesday.

The identification of the body has not been released and they are investigating the death as a homicide.

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