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Murder investigation called after dead body found in Winnebago County

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) — Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says the body found in the 9200 block of Knapp Road was a 31-year-old man from Rockford.

Investigators believe the body was placed there intentionally. The name of the victim is being withheld until the family is notified.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Published: Dec. 10, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a murder investigation for the dead body found Monday afternoon.

Officials have also confirmed the dead body was one of a man.

Investigators say the man was found off the roadway near Knapp and North Meridian roads in a tree line. Officials believe the body was dropped off around the area intentionally, adding the man did not live around the area.

If you have any information on the suspicious death, contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at 815-319-6400.

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Read more at: https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Police-investigate-dead-body-in-Winnebago-County--502396861.html

Victim identified after body found in rural Winnebago County

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) — Updated: Dec. 11, 2018, 1:45 p.m.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office confirmed the identity a man whose body was found on the rural outskirts of the county Monday afternoon.

Jamie Stephens, 31, of Rockford, was identified as the victim.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the death as part of a murder investigation. Officials believe the body was intentionally left behind at 9200 Knapp Rd.

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Updated: Dec. 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says the body found in the 9200 block of Knapp Road was a 31-year-old man from Rockford.

Investigators believe the body was placed there intentionally. The name of the victim is being withheld until the family is notified.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Updated: Dec. 10, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a murder investigation for the dead body found

Read more at: https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Police-investigate-dead-body-in-Winnebago-County--502396861.html

Licking County sheriff investigating body found in trash bag

The Licking County sheriff’s office is investigating the suspicious death of a Newark woman whose body was found this week in a trash bag.

Officers responded to a 911 call at approximately 9:20 p.m. Monday. The caller reported finding the body in a trash bag along the 5400 block of Licking Trails Road near Heath.

Investigators later identified the dead woman as Sydney Bryson, 30, of Newark, according to a news release from Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp.

The county coroner’s office performed an autopsy this week. No obvious signs of trauma were found and toxicology could take several weeks, the release said.

Thorp said in the news release that the circumstances surrounding Bryson’s death are considered suspicious at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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Read more at: https://www.dispatch.com/news/20181207/licking-county-sheriff-investigating-body-found-in-trash-bag

UPDATE: Columbia County deputies investigating suspicious death

Lake City, Fla. (WCJB)– Columbia County deputies are asking for the public’s help on a homicide investigation.

They are asking for anyone who saw or interacted with Patricia Woods commonly called Patty between Friday, November 30th in the afternoon after 2:00 pm to Tuesday, December 4th around 2:00 pm to contact the department.

If you have information about the crime you can call Crime Stoppers at 386-754-7099
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Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Sands Motel in Lake City Tuesday afternoon to do a welfare check on 60-year-old Patricia Wood.
After receiving no answer at her door, deputies discovered Wood’s dead body inside the room.

Investigators will have a better idea of how and when Wood died once they receive a report from the Jacksonville medical examiner.

In the meantime, deputies say they’ll continue to try to find answers for the community.

There is no security

Read more at: https://www.wcjb.com/content/news/Body-found-in-Lake-City-Motel--502012801.html

Licking County Sheriff’s Office looking into suspicious death of woman

NEWARK – The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of Newark woman. 

According to a news release from the Sheriff Randy Thorp, deputies with the sheriff’s responded to call of a deceased person at about 10 p.m. Monday night to the 5400 block of Licking Trails Road in Licking Township.

The deceased person was identified as, Sydney Bryson, 30, of Newark.

No obvious signs of trauma were discovered during an autopsy by the Licking County Coroner’s Office. It will take weeks for the coroner’s office to get the toxicology results.

“The circumstances surrounding this death are considered suspicious at this time,” the release states.

Detectives are interviewing those who knew Bryson. Anyone with information should contact Sheriffs Detective Mike Collins at 740-670-5530.

Read more at: https://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2018/12/04/licking-county-sheriffs-office-looking-into-suspicious-death-woman/2207500002/

Licking County Sheriff’s Office looking into suspicious death of Newark woman

NEWARK – The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of Newark woman. 

According to a news release from the Sheriff Randy Thorp, deputies with the sheriff’s responded to call of a deceased person at about 10 p.m. Monday night to the 5400 block of Licking Trails Road in Licking Township.

The deceased person was identified as, Sydney Bryson, 30, of Newark.

No obvious signs of trauma were discovered during an autopsy by the Licking County Coroner’s Office. It will take weeks for the coroner’s office to get the toxicology results.

“The circumstances surrounding this death are considered suspicious at this time,” the release states.

Detectives are interviewing those who knew Bryson. Anyone with information should contact Sheriffs Detective Mike Collins at 740-670-5530.

Read more at: https://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/local/2018/12/04/licking-county-sheriffs-office-looking-into-suspicious-death-woman/2207500002/

Suspicious death of Springs man under investigation in Pueblo County

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) – A 47-year-old man was found dead in Pueblo County on Friday and authorities consider his death suspicious.

At about 4:30 p.m. on Friday someone discovered the body of Barney Jenkins in the 5500 block of Overton Road in North Pueblo County. The body was identified by the CBI and Pueblo County Coroner’s Office.

Few other details are being released about the death of Jenkins. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Springs Police Department is assisting the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office in this investigation.

If you have any information on this case you’re asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000, Colorado Springs Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or Pueblo Crime Stoppers at (719) 542-STOP (7867).

Read more at: https://www.kktv.com/content/news/Suspicious-death-of-Springs-man-under-investigation-in-Pueblo-County-501402101.html

Suspects arrested after Rowan County suspicious death

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Police are investigating a “suspicious death” following a hit and run call on November 22.

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a reported hit and run call in the 3000 block of Lincoln Road, Spencer around 12 p.m. on November 22. Around the same time, Salisbury City Police responded to a call to the Emergency Room at Novant Rowan for a gunshot wound victim.

After authorities realized the calls were related, RSCO Sheriff’s Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division were called to assist.

Officials identified the victim as 19-year-old Tyjuan Jaquar Gibson of Salisbury. Gibson died of his injuries after arriving at the hospital, officials say.

After part of the investigation, officials determined the incident occurred in the 3000 block of Lincoln Avenue.

On November 25, officers arrested and charged 17-year-old Talib Latrell Kelly of Salisbury. He was charged with felony involuntary manslaughter and jailed under a

Read more at: https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/crime/suspects-arrested-after-rowan-county-suspicious-death/275-617390493

Police investigating homicide of elderly woman in Adams County …


HUNTINGTON TWP., Pa. – Police in Adams County are investigating a homicide.

On Wednesday, officers responded to a home on Peach Glen Idaville Rd. for a welfare check.

That’s when they say they found 87-year-old Virginia Barbour dead inside the house.

Through an investigation, it was revealed that someone gained entry to the home and then fled the scene.

State Police say if anyone has any information on this incident or knows of suspicious behavior in the area to contact them at 717-334-8111.

They are also asking the public if anyone saw a person using a large amount of quarters to make a purchase.

Read more at: https://fox43.com/2018/11/23/police-investigating-suspicious-death-in-adams-county/