Body found in Choctaw County

Published: May. 30, 2017 at 12:46 PM CDT
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HUGO, Okla. (KXII) -- A body was found Monday in Choctaw County.

The Choctaw County Sheriff's Office believes it is the body of 47-year-old Kelly West of Hugo.

The body was found in the woods near West's home.

Sheriff Terry Park says West was last seen walking along Highway 70 toward his home.

"On Tuesday, he was seen out on highway 70 by the Choctaw Tribal Police, in which they Identified him and let him go at that time," Park said.

West's family has been notified, and his body is being sent for an autopsy.

The Sheriff's office said they don't believe foul play was involved.