Police Confirm Body Found In NW OKC As Missing Teen, Haylie Gonzalez


Tuesday, August 24th 2021, 2:25 pm
By: Brieon Sumlin


OKLAHOMA CITY -

A missing teenager last seen on July 4 and presumed to be dead by authorities has been positively identified by the state medical examiner’s office after a body was located last week in northwest Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City police received information that led to the discovery of the body on August 16 located in the 6800 block of NW 13th St.

 The family of Haylie Gonzalez told News 9 authorities said it could be her.

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Tuesday the Oklahoma City Police Department confirmed Gonzalez’s identity. 

Three people have been arrested in connection with the death of Gonzalez.

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The investigation is ongoing.

Family and friends of Gonzalez tell our Feliz Romero the devastating news comes with closure. She'll have the full story in the 10 p.m. newscast.