Police: Body found in Pottawatomie County is missing woman

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SHAWNEE, Okla. - Authorities have identified the body found in a creek along a rural Pottawatomie County road over the weekend as that of a woman reported missing earlier this month.

Shawnee Police said Tuesday the woman's body found along S. Rock Creek Road Saturday morning has been identified as 36-year-old Colleen Dawn Smith. Smith was reported missing by family on October 13 and was last seen in late September or early October in the Shawnee area.


Colleen Smith

A jogger found the body in a creek along the gravel dead-end road Saturday morning at around 9:00 a.m., according to authorities.

Smith's cause of death is undetermined and still under investigation.

Anyone with information about her death is asked to call the Shawnee Police Department at (405) 878-1630.

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