OSBI assisting Wagoner Co. deputies with suspicious death investigation after body found near lake

WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. - A body was found Tuesday afternoon near Fort Gibson Lake in Wagoner County.

According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office requested the state agency's assistance with a suspicious death investigation after a man's body was found on the south side of the lake near a small outbuilding.

OSBI officials say the body appears to have been in the elements for several days.

Investigators are working to confirm the man's identity and build a timeline of events leading up to his death.

Foul play is not suspected at this time but an autopsy will determine the man's cause and manner of death.

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