Death of Oklahoma Teen Noah Presgrove Investigated as Suspicious, Authorities Confirm

Lawton, Oklahoma – Investigators have confirmed that the death of 19-year-old Noah Presgrove, whose body was found on the side of the highway wearing only his shoes on Labor Day, is not being investigated as a murder. The medical examiner’s report revealed that Presgrove died from multiple blunt force injuries.

Despite ruling out murder, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Presgrove’s death. Presgrove had gone missing following a multi-day party over the Labor Day holiday.

His body was discovered by Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Zach Wright off Highway 81 in Jefferson County early on Labor Day. While the state’s bureau of investigation initially deemed the death as suspicious, the medical examiner listed Presgrove as an injured pedestrian with the vehicle responsible for his injuries unknown.

Dr. Leonardo Roquero, who conducted Noah’s autopsy, has not determined the cause or manner of the teen’s death, marking it as unknown in the report. Investigators have conducted interviews, reviewed leads and evidence, but the specifics of how Presgrove sustained his injuries remain unclear.

Individuals with information regarding the case are urged to contact the Southwest Regional Communications Center at 580-353-0783. The investigation into Noah Presgrove’s death continues, with authorities working to uncover the truth behind the tragic incident.