Authorities: woman’s body found in park, possible homicide


DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) – A woman’s body was found in a shallow grave in an Ohio park and authorities are investigating the discovery as a possible homicide.

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office in central Ohio says an officer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources discovered a shallow grave while on foot patrol Thursday at Alum Creek State Park.

The sheriff’s office is calling it a possible homicide because of injuries observed on the body. The coroner’s office will determine the cause of death.

Columbus police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are assisting. The park remains open to the public.

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