Missing Oklahoma woman’s body found in shed, suspect sought in connection to her death

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STEPHENS COUNTY, Okla. – A missing woman’s body was discovered in Stephens County and now officials are on the search for the suspect responsible for her death.

Linda Salazar, 20, was reported missing to the Marlow Police Department Sunday night, according to KSWO.

Around 11:30 a.m. Monday, her body was found in a shed behind a trailer in Marlow.

Authorities have not released any information on what may have led to her death.

Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney would not reveal what led them to the site where Salazar’s body was found; however, authorities are investigating if the woman may have known the people who live in the trailer, KSWO reports.

Hours after Salazar’s body was found, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office had a person of interest in connection to the homicide.

Authorities are looking to talk to Balthazar Sanchez-Garcia.

Balthazar Sanchez-Garcia

Balthazar Sanchez-Garcia

Officials believe Sanchez-Garcia may be driving a 2005 GMC Yukon with Oklahoma tag, 444-AFH.

Multiple law enforcement agencies in the area are working the case.

“We’ve asked for help from The Duncan Police Department.  Their investigation unit is following up on some leads in the Duncan area. Marlow Police Department is doing the same thing in the Marlow area. My investigators are here along with the OSBI crime scene unit collecting evidence,” said McKinney

If you have any information on Salazar’s death or Sanchez-Garcia’s whereabouts, please call the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office at (580)255-3131.

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