OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma City Police Department (OKCPD) has positively identified the murder victim found in a ditch on Christmas Eve.
Shortly before 1 a.m. on Christmas Eve, OKCPD was called to the 6100 block of S. Walker Ave. on reports of a person lying in a drainage ditch.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a person dead from injuries consistent with homicide.
Police released a sketch of the victim after they were unable to identify him.
Now, authorities say he has been identified as 17-year-old Eric Lopez.
No arrests have been made so far, according to OKCPD.
If you have any information, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.