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Police: Body found near Overholser now homicide investigation

Overholser woman body De Leon

OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials said they are now investigating a homicide after a woman’s body was found near Lake Overholser earlier in April.

Police said the body of 22-year-old Karen De Leon was found in a wooded area of the Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge in the 6900 block of N. Morgan Road.

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A cleanup crew, Friends of Lake Overholser Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge, found the body when picking up around the refuge.

Officials said De Leon’s mother reported her missing April 6.

Anyone with information in this case can call the homicide tip line at (405) 297-1200.

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