MIDDLEPORT, Ohio — Middleport police and the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office have confirmed they have found dead body in a home here earlier Wednesday.
Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood and Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift say their agencies are conducting an investigation into the death of a Middleport man who was found dead in his home in the 600 block of High Street in Middleport early Wednesday morning. Middleport police were conducting a well-being check at the home when the body was discovered.
Wood said that Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been asked to help local law enforcement with the investigation. He also said more details will be available later today.
The name of the man is not being released at this time, pending notification of next of kin.
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