Painesville police investigating death of 65 year old

Painesville resident found dead in his home

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Painesville police responding to a welfare call found a deceased male Saturday, Sept. 7.

The Painesville resident was identified as Tim Meola.

The Lake County Coroner’s Office and Ohio Bureau of Investigation were called to the scene and are currently assisting police detectives with processing.

The Painesville Police Department are conducting a suspicious death at 234 Mentor Avenue.
The Painesville Police Department are conducting a suspicious death at 234 Mentor Avenue.

Police are asking the public’s help in locating the deceased male’s vehicle, a gray 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee with Ohio plates GWC-1718, which has been reported stolen from the residence.

Anyone with information involving this investigation or vehicle is encouraged to contact the Painesville Police Department at 440-392-5840.

The investigation is ongoing with no further information at this time. 19 News will update this story as more information becomes available.

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