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Written by  Friday, 14 July 2017 16:57
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Suspicious Death Investigation Continues


According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the remains of a body found in a burned vehicle on March 3, 2017, in Washita County have been identified.

According to the report, DNA analysts in the OSBI Forensic Science Laboratory identified the victim as Billy Wayne Wilson, 86.

The OSBI case agent contacted members of Wilson’s family and arranged to get DNA samples through their local law enforcement agencies.
The medical examiner’s office provided a DNA sample from Wilson.

The medical examiner’s office is working to determine Wilson’s cause/manner of death.

OSBI is investigating the death as suspicious.

Wilson was found inside his burned Buick Park Avenue in the road about ¾ miles south of county road 1210 on county road 2180.

Wilson was living in Clinton at the time of his death.

The Washita County Sheriff’s Office requested OSBI investigative assistance.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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