UPDATE: Body found in parking lot of Stephens County business identified

Updated: May. 7, 2021 at 2:58 PM CDT
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New information tonight on a woman found dead at the Lawton-Duncan Y.

Chickasaw Lighthorse Police say there called to a convenience store at the Y last night after someone noticed a car parked in the same spot for several days.

Officers say they found 52-year-old Melinda Dellinger dead inside that car.

They do not suspect foul play at this time.

Dellinger’s body was taken the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s office, which will determine her cause of death.

Original Story

A body was found in a parking lot in Stephens County.

Chickasaw Lighthorse Police say a woman was found dead in a vehicle in the parking lot of a convenience store at the Lawton/Duncan Y Thursday night.

They say her body was released to the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause of death.

She has not been identified at this time.

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