Body discovered in Tishomingo creek

Published: Aug. 6, 2016 at 7:21 PM CDT
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TISHOMINGO, Okla. (KXII) -- Local authorities are investigating after a body was found in a creek in Tishomingo Saturday afternoon.

Witnesses on scene first discovered the body in Pennington Creek while kayaking around 3:00 p.m. They say they saw the body seconds after they got into the water and then called authorities.

The body appeared to be a white man, but authorities have not confirmed his identity yet. His cause of death is still unknown, but the The Tishimingo Police Department is investigating.

Pennington Creek Park was closed to the public around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

We'll bring you more information as new details develop.