Investigation underway after body found in Hancock County home

Hancock County authorities are treating the discovery of a body at a residence as a suspicious death.

According to the Hancock County Sheriff's Office, a 9-1-1 call came in to dispatchers from a home at 16777 Township Road 205 around 6 a.m. Monday morning. Deputies responded and met the caller at the scene, discovering a deceased individual inside. The Hancock County Sheriff's office is being assisted by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, as they look into the case. No other details are being released at this time.

From the Hancock County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page: On Monday 11-15-2021 just after 0600 hours, The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 16777 TR 205. Responding deputies met up with the caller at the scene and discovered a deceased individual inside the residence. Currently we are investigating this as a suspicious death.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by BCI&I. More information will be forthcoming as it becomes available.

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