Body found near Oklahoma lake in 2008 is identified with DNA


September 2, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A body found near an Oklahoma lake 14 years ago has been identified, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

The remains are those of Angela Mason, 25, and were identified after a DNA sample from the body was used to find a possible relative. The DNA from the body was compared to DNA from the relative and confirmed Mason's identity, the OSBI said.

Mason's body was found Aug. 31, 2008, in a shallow grave near Lake Thunderbird by fishermen.

"It is a great day when we can give a victim their name back," said Aungela Spurlock, OSBI Director.

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