Missing Okmulgee County man found dead

Deputies say the body of 60-year-old Alan Dale Lankford has been located. (KTUL)

An Okmulgee County man who has been missing since Monday has been found dead.

The Okmulgee County Sheriffs Office has been searching for Alan Dale Lankford, 60, since Monday after he was last seen at his home in Nuyaka, Okla.

Deputies say early on Wednesday, Lankford's body was located by a police K9 unit.

The search for Lankford included members of the Okmulgee County Sheriffs Office, Oklahoma K9 Search, volunteer firefighters and the Oklahoma Civil Air Patrol.

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The Office of the Medical Examiner has been contacted to determine the cause of death.

Deputies previously said Lankford had indicated a desire to harm himself and warned he could possibly have been armed.

They say foul play is not suspected in his death.

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