Skeletal remains of woman found in creek identified

Published: Feb. 5, 2020 at 4:31 PM CST
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The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office has identified the skeletal remains found in a creek in Latimer County Saturday morning.

The State Medical Examiner identified the woman as Barbara Durant, 62, of McAlester, Okla.

Durant was last seen July 9, 2012 in the Jackfort Mountains.

Hunters found Durant Saturday morning in a creek three miles east of Hartshorne on Highway 1 at the border of Pittsburg and Latimer counties.

Anyone with information about Durant's disappearance or who may be responsible is asked to contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation at 800-522-8017 or Tips can remain anonymous.