• Body found in Mayes County woods identified as missing man

    By: Chrishayla Smith

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    TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:

    • The Mayes county sheriff’s Office confirmed that they found a body with clothing they believe matched 61-year-old Mark Rogers who’s been missing since December 26th.
    • The body was positively identified as Rogers on January 18

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    • The Oklahoma emergency response team says the body was located west of Langley after two men hunting for antlers found it in the woods.
    • Officials say they can’t confirm until the medical examiner is able to test DNA, however, officials say the clothing is accurate to what Rogers had been wearing the night he was last seen including a distinctive OU ball cap.

    • Search crews have been using air and ground search methods including drones and ATVs and have been joined by several volunteers.
    • Oklahoma emergency response team says the body was found almost exactly where the initial search began

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