Two Arrests Made After Missing Man's Body Found Near Bowlegs


Friday, February 15th 2013, 11:33 am
By: News 9


Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation have arrested two women accused of mishandling a missing Lindsay man's body.

The body of 32-year-old Nathan Dale Blankenship was found Thursday night in Seminole County. His family had reported him missing February 2.

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Early Friday morning, OSBI agents arrested Jessica Cornwell, 33, and Adena Beasley, 32. Both women are from Oklahoma City and knew Blankenship. Agents arrested them for unauthorized removal of a dead body, which is a felony.

Agents don't know yet how Blankenship died. The state medical examiner is performing an autopsy. The OSBI is investigating the case as a homicide.