Sheriff investigating suspicious death in Mansfield

Sheriff investigating suspicious death in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, OH (WOIO) - On Monday around 11:15 a.m.,

received a call from a neighbor in the 100 block of North Ridge Road about a possible dead body in the driveway.

Upon arrival, the neighbor told deputies when he was leaving his residence he looked up the driveway and noticed a person on the ground next to his neighbor's pick-up truck. After he went to get a closer look of the body, he then called dispatch.


was notified and responded to the scene, along with the

. Detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence. The

was contacted and provided a tent to preserve the scene from inclement weather.

No positive identification has been made yet. No further information will be released until an autopsy is completed. 

Sheriff's detectives are conducting the investigation. The Richland County Sheriff's Office is handling the incident as a suspicious death. Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 419-524-2412. 

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