Body Found In Pottawatomie County


Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 5:18 pm
By: News 9


A body believed to be that of a woman who was swept away by floodwaters Sunday night has been found, Pottawatomie County authorities said.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth said the body was located about a mile downstream from where her vehicle got washed away. 

The 49-year-old woman was washed away when her vehicle tried to drive through three feet of flowing water on Fishmarket Road, a half-mile north of Highway 9. 

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers identified the woman as Dorinda Cullum.

The medical examiner's office will positively identify the body.