Medical examiner reveals cause of death for Oklahoma woman whose body was found in shed

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MARLOW, Okla. -The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office has revealed how a 20-year-old Duncan woman was killed.

The medical examiner’s office says Linda Salazar, who was found dead inside a shed earlier this week, died from a cut to her throat.

Officials say Salazar died from blood loss caused by the cut.

Her death was determined to be a homicide.

The Lawton Constitution reports that Salazar was found inside a shed behind a trailer near Marlow on Monday.

Salazar had been reported missing to Marlow police a day earlier.

No one has been arrested yet in her death.

Authorities are looking to talk to Balthazar Sanchez-Garcia in connection to her death.

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.

Friends of the family have set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for funeral costs.

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