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Sep
18
2021
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The remains of a dead body were reportedly found just north of the Orton picnic area in John Bryan State Park on Saturday, March 13. Law enforcement officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Greene County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene around 12:30 p.m. (Photo by Reilly Dixon)

Dead body found in John Bryan State Park

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On Saturday, March 13, around 12:30 p.m., a dead body was reportedly found at John Bryan State Park. The skeletal remains were found just north of the Orton picnic area.

Law enforcement officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Greene County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene when dispatchers were notified of the body this afternoon. The Greene County Coroner and Miami Township Fire-Rescue were also on the scene.

According to Lt. Alex Wendt of MTFR, the body was removed from the state park around 5 p.m. Detectives are continuing the investigation. 

The Yellow Springs News will report more information as details are available. 

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