MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Local News

December 22, 2011

Missing Tahlequah woman’s body found

— The body of a Tahlequah woman missing for more than a week was found in the Sparrow Hawk Mountain area Thursday.

Karen Marsh, 53, was reported missing Sunday. Cherokee County Undersheriff Jason Chennault said it appeared Marsh’s death was of natural causes.

“It looks like she went out on one of the trails out there and got lost and couldn’t find her way back,” Chennault said.

Chennault said Marsh was last seen leaving her apartment Dec. 12, but had a history of disappearing for a few days. A deer hunter realized her car had been parked in the Sparrow Hawk Mountain area for days and notified authorities. Marsh’s son was contacted Saturday, and Marsh was listed as missing Sunday.

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks