Utility workers discover body near Atoka, sheriffs say
ATOKA COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - The Atoka County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in a rural part of the county Monday.
Sheriff Tony Head said a power crew was on McGee Creek Road around 8 a.m. working to restore electricity after an outage, and that’s when they came across the body of a man.
Head said they are waiting for a medical examiner to arrive at the scene.
So far, no names, cause of death have been released, or whether the death is related to the power outage.
This is a developing story. Stay with News 12 for the latest information.
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