Victim identified after body found in dumpster behind midtown Tulsa restaurant

Posted at 10:32 AM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 22:04:07-04

TULSA -- Police are investigating after a woman's body was found in a dumpster in midtown Tulsa Tuesday morning.

The body was found in a dumpster behind Las Americas restaurant on 3rd and Zunis around 9 a.m. The body was identified as Amy Robertson, 43, police said. Robertson was homeless, police said.

Her cause of death has not been determined. Police said her body had no visible gunshot or knife wounds.

Detectives are currently searching a nearby abandoned home where squatters appeared to be living, according to police. Authorities say they suspect foul play.

Police said Gumercindo Jurado (pictured below) was questioned in connection with the death. Officials believe he is homeless.  Police said Jurado and Robertson frequently were involved in altercations.

Police said they do not have enough evidence at this time to arrest Jurado.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-2677.

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