Body found inside Walmart bathroom in Sand Springs

by: Crystal Thirion Updated:

SAND SPRINGS, Okla - Quick Facts:

  • Police confirm that the body of a woman was found Monday inside a family bathroom at the Walmart in Sand Springs.
  • At this time, police are not sure how long the woman was in the bathroom.
  • Sand Springs Police say their preliminary investigation shows nothing suspicious about the woman's death.
  • Investigators identified her as Katherine Caraway, 29, from Muskogee

Police confirm that the body of a woman was found Monday inside a family bathroom at the Walmart in Sand Springs. At this time, police are not sure how long the woman was in the bathroom.

According to police, employees assumed that the family bathroom was out of order because it was locked. Employees placed an out of order sign on the door that remained there through the weekend.

On Monday, employees unlocked the bathroom door and found the woman. 

Sand Springs Police say their preliminary investigation shows nothing suspicious about the woman's death.

Sand Springs Police identified the woman as 29-year-old Katherine Caraway from Muskogee.

Katherine Caraway was found dead in a Walmart bathroom that had been labeled "Out of Order" over the weekend.
They do not know why she was in Sand Springs. 

Walmart issued the following statement about the discovery:

"We are saddened by this. We don't know all the facts right now, but we are working closely with local law enforcement to provide what information we have that might be useful. Because this is an ongoing investigation, we must refer you to them for additional information." 


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