- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - The LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office in Oklahoma has released the name of a man found dead in a pond near Talihina.

The Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith reports (https://bit.ly/1ln0Vrx) that authorities identified the body as that of 19-year-old Joshua Teves of Talihina.

LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale says a bus driver found the body Monday afternoon and alerted police. Seale says the sheriff’s office is investigating the death as a possible homicide.

Teve’s family members had reported him missing about five days before his body was found.

The body has been sent to the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause and date of death.


Information from: Southwest Times Record, https://www.swtimes.com/

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