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Motorists discover burned body after seeing smoke from beneath bridge near Ada


ADA, Oklahoma — Pontotoc County authorities say the burned body of a man has been found beneath a bridge near Ada.

Sheriff John Christian told The Ada News (http://bit.ly/1GCzfcW ) that motorists saw smoke coming from beneath Sandy Creek Bridge about 6 a.m. Friday and called firefighters. Christian says firefighters then discovered the charred body.

Christian says the body was sent to the state medical examiner's office in Oklahoma City for identification and to determine the cause of death. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been asked to assist.

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