Man's body found near Altus

Sunday, May 4th 2008, 4:25 pm
By: News 9

Associated Press - May 4, 2008 3:05 PM ET

ALTUS, Okla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in an area of burned grass southwest of Altus.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says they still are trying to identify the man, who was discovered Saturday morning.

OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown says a farmer called 911 about 9 a.m. Saturday morning after finding the man's body in a ditch south of U.S. 62.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation at (800) 522-8017.