Columbia Gas worker finds body in Ashland County

Columbia Gas worker finds body in Ashland County

ASHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - The

is investigating after a

worker found the body of a woman.

The worker called 911 just before 11 a.m. Monday. He told police he was checking gas wells in the area of County Road 1095 and County Road 1908 when he spotted the woman laying behind a large tree. He said her underwear was showing and her face showed signs of decomposition.

The Columbia Gas worker had not been in that area for about a month.

The

and

were called to the scene.

Evidence was collected and the woman's body was taken to the

for a pending autopsy.

Authorities do not know the woman's identity at this time.

Anyone with more information can call the sheriff's office at 419-289-3911.

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