Investigators Identify Victim Found Along Lincoln County Road

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 6:06 pm
By: News 9

OSBI Investigators have positively identified the male victim found along a rural Lincoln County road as 35-year-old Gustavo Barragan Valencia.

Authorities first discovered the body lying on a rural road near NE 150th and Pottawatomie Rd. in Lincoln County, on Oct. 24.

10/24/2012 Related Story: Body Found On Rural Road In Lincoln County

Further investigation revealed that the victim had his arms and legs bound, had a pillowcase over his head and was shot twice in the back of the head.

OSBI also expressed interest in video taken by News 9 showing two persons of interest loitering around the scene of the crime the day the body was discovered. So far, no arrests have been made.

10/26/2012 Related Story: OSBI Interested In News 9 Video Following Lincoln County Murder.

Investigators believe members of a southside Oklahoma City gang could be involved in the murder. They also say that Valencia is a citizen of Mexico.

The investigation into the murder is ongoing. If you have any information regarding this murder, call the OSBI at 1 (800) 522-8017.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's office will hold a press conference regarding the murder on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m.