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Sallisaw police investigate 'suspicious' death of juvenile at Motel 6

Posted at 10:08 PM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 00:13:16-04

SALLISAW, Okla. — Police are investigating the death of a juvenile found dead Tuesday night at the Motel 6 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, according to the Sallisaw Police Department.

Police are calling the death suspicious and they say there are a few persons of interests.

Detectives have already interviewed several people regarding the case.

Police are waiting for an autopsy report from the Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause of death, officials said. The toxicology report may take eight to 12 weeks.

Right now, officials are not releasing the victim's identity so the family has time to grieve.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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