Missing vehicle found in Knox case

TULSA - Tulsa police say they have located the vehicle that belonged to Tasha Knox, the woman who was found along the roadway near 31st Street and the Creek Turnpike on Saturday.

The vehicle was located in a parking lot in the area of 71st and Garnett Road.  Detectives are awaiting word from the State Medical Examiner's Office on the cause of death.

Detectives say they have located a person of interest in the case and conducted interviews.  No arrests have been made.

A Wagoner County Sheriff's deputy was driving home around 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 17, when he saw the body of 28-year-old Knox in a ditch.

No identification was found at the scene and no apparent trauma was visible, investigators say.

A tip led to the identification of Knox.

The Medical Examiner's Office found evidence of recent drug use by Knox, said Sgt. David Walker with the Tulsa Police Department.

Knox's vehicle, a 1999 dark green Plymouth Voyager van with the Oklahoma license plate "373-DDP" was missing at this time, Walker said.

Anyone with more information can call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS, The Homicide Tip Line at  918-798-8477 or email  homicide@cityoftulsa.org .

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