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A truck blocks the road leading to the area where a body was reportedly discovered west of Snyder. (Source KSWO) A truck blocks the road leading to the area where a body was reportedly discovered west of Snyder. (Source KSWO)
Trucks associated with officials investigating a body which was found near railroad tracks west of Snyder are scene in this picture. (Source KSWO) Trucks associated with officials investigating a body which was found near railroad tracks west of Snyder are scene in this picture. (Source KSWO)
SNYDER, Ok (RNN Texoma) -

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the body of a woman that was discovered on Wednesday afternoon west of Snyder by a railroad employee. The woman has been identified as Linda Leah Griffith, 55.

According to the OSBI, a train employee called for help after seeing a woman hanging from a railroad bridge near Snyder around noon on Wednesday. The scene in Kiowa County was located south of the intersection of N2250 Road and E1620 Road. The Kiowa County Sheriff's Department called the OSBI to help investigate. 

Officials say the death of the woman is considered suspicious at this point.

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