Woman’s body found in abandoned Franklin Twp. barn

Staff report

The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding a woman’s death in Franklin Township.

Deputies with the department were dispatched to an abandoned barn in the township on Saturday evening.

The sheriff’s office said foul play is not suspected at this time and had not yet identified the woman.

She was found wearing black rubber boots, a pea coat, a scarf, mittens and a stocking cap.

The autopsy and test results confirmed that the body discovered was a female.

However, the autopsy and tests determined that the female is African American not Caucasian as originally thought.

The sheriff’s office asked anyone with information about any missing persons in the area to call 419-946-6991.


Staff report