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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Major Crimes Detectives locate human remains in the attic of the residence 

Richland County Coroner's Office Chief Investigator Bob Ball speaks on a deceased person that had been found inside the residence 270 W 3rd St.

Mansfield Police Department Press Release:

On 04/08/2024 Officers responded to 270 W 3rd St. at approximately 5:18 pm after receiving a call that a deceased person had been found inside the residence. Electricians advised they found the deceased while working on the home. Upon arrival Mansfield Police Officers secured the residence and cordoned off the area.

Major Crimes Detectives did locate human remains in the attic of the residence. 


The Richland County Coroner's Office responded and advised that Mercyhurst University's Forensic and Biological Anthropology Team will be contacted to process the scene. Mercyhurst will conduct their processing on 04/09/2024. 


Additional details will be released once the scene has been processed and investigators gather more information. 


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to please call Major Crimes Detective Terry Butler at (419) 755-9791. 


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