Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Juvenile Found Dead at Sallisaw Motel

A juvenile was found dead in a Sallisaw hotel Tuesday evening.

Officers with the Sallisaw Police Department responded to a call at the Motel 6 on Cherokee Avenue at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

Upon arriving on the scene officers immediately began CPR. Details of what transpired prior to police arrival or the condition of the juvenile upon arrival are not being released at this time. The juvenile was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to police officials, the juvenile died under "suspicious circumstances." 

"The case is currently being investigated by the Sallisaw Police Dept.," Sallisaw Police Captain Jeff Murray stated.

The juvenile's body has been turned over to the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's office.

"No persons are in custody but there are persons of interest," Murray added.

No information regarding age or sex of the juvenile is being released at this time.

KXMX News Staff

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