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Body Found in Cleveland Co. Identified as OKC Man
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Cleveland County authorities say a body found in rural Cleveland County last year has been identified as a missing Oklahoma City man.
Sheriff Joe Lester says the state medical examiner's office identified the body as 36-year-old Pascual Salazar by comparing DNA from Salazar's family members. Lester says the cause of death has not been determined -- but that the case is being investigated as a homicide.
Salazar was last seen on May 23, 2012, in southeastern Oklahoma City and was reported missing three days later.
The body was found July 10, 2012, in eastern Cleveland County.
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Posted: Friday, February 8 2013, 07:35 PM CST
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Wife guilty in Nichols Hills fire chief slaying
May 22, 2013 00:24 GMT
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) -- A jury in El Reno has convicted Rebecca Bryan of the murder of her husband, Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan, and recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole.
Jurors reached the Tuesday verdict after about four hours of deliberation.
The 54-year-old Bryan claimed an intruder had shot her husband, though police found her Ruger pistol in a clothes dryer in their home after the shooting.
The gun was matched to the bullet used to shoot Keith Bryan in 2011 at the couple's Mustang home. Police also found a spent shell casing and a left-handed rubber glove wrapped in a bullet-riddled blanket.
The Oklahoman reports (http://is.gd/mvC6Mi ) Bryan didn't display her emotions when the verdict was read. Her lawyer gave her a hug and told her he was sorry.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com
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