Body discovered in Gallipolis Township


Staff Report



GALLIPOLIS TOWNSHIP — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released information regarding a death investigation which is being conducted by his office.

Champlin states, “At approximately 12:52 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2018, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a report that an individual had located a deceased body in a wooded area in Gallipolis Township. At this time, the identity of the individual is not being released pending further investigation and notification to the family of the deceased. The cause of the death remains under investigation and our detectives are being assisted by agents with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). Further information will be made available at the appropriate time as this investigation moves forward.”

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Staff Report