Body found in Muskogee confirmed to be missing man

Body found in Muskogee confirmed to be missing man
Muskogee Police issued a Silver Alert Monday for 78-year-old Gordon Lee Hughey (Muskogee Police Department)

Muskogee, Okla. — The Muskogee medical examiner’s office identified the body found near Talladega Street and 6th Street is from a recent silver alert.

Officers believe based off of the clothing, the person is 78-year-old Gordan Hughey.

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Someone spotted the body laying behind a building around 2:30 Thursday.

Hughey’s family has been notified and are waiting on official identification to be made.