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Cold Case: Remains Found Near Altus

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Investigators in Altus has found remains in the area where a murder suspect led them to. of a woman murdered by her ex-husband nearly 12 years ago.

Garland Allen, who was arrested this past week in Texas, led police to a camping site south of Roosevelt.  This was where he said he buried his ex-wife, Tracy Allen 12 years ago.  Allen said he buried her there after beating her to death with his rifle.

A team of archeologists from the University of Oklahoma, the State medical Examiner, Kiowa County Sheriff, and Altus Police are all working together to recover her remains.  Investigators had to stop their search this past week due to the harsh weather conditions.The remains will now be sent to State Medical Examiner’s Office to be identified.