UPDATE: LPD confirms body found in dumpster, ID released

Lawton Police Department says two people have been arrested, after a body was found in a trash can over the weekend.
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 2:08 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 3:34 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton Police Department says two people have been arrested, after a body was found in a trash can over the weekend.

The medical examiner has identified the victim as John David Collins.

On Saturday, officers were called to a location near 31st and Cache road, following reports of suspicious items in a trash can.

When the Criminal Investigations Division arrived, they discovered human remains in the receptacle.

Police have since arrested two people in connection with the incident, but have not released their names at this time.

However, according to the Lawton Police Department’s jail roster, Larry Cornelius and Katherine Anderson are currently both being held on First Degree murder complaints.

They were both booked early yesterday morning.

However, Lawton Police Department has not confirmed that these two individuals are the ones arrested in connection to the body found.

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