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One Arrested After Lawton Police Discover Body Buried In Backyard

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LAWTON, Oklahoma -

A homicide investigation leads to one arrest following the discovery of a body buried in the backyard of a Lawton home.

Detectives arrived at 1717 N.W. Irwin Wednesday night to investigate a missing persons report. During the course of that investigation, officers obtained a search warrant for the house and yard. During a search of the premises, detectives believed a body was buried in the yard.

Thursday morning, the officers confirmed what they believed, that a body was in fact, buried in the backyard.

Police arrested one person at the Ranch Motel, located at 16th and Cache Road Thursday morning. The arrest is related to the body found. No names are being released at this time, pending a positive identification of the body.

This is the 13th homicide so far in Lawton for 2013.

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