Body Discovered At Gorman Nature Center Identified

  • 11/10/2018 2:20:43 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - The body found at Gorman Nature Center on Saturday has been identified. 

The Richland County Coroners office have identified the body as Melissa Boone, age 58, of Lexington Ohio. 

Boone was previously reported missing in Lexington. 

Preliminary results show that Boone might have died from hypothermia, however, toxicology results are needed in order to properly determine the cause of death. 

Preliminary results also show that Boone did not have any injuries. 

Boone's body will be sent to the Montgomery County Coroners office for an autopsy. =

Staff at Gorman Nature Center also advised that Boone's vehicle was parked at the center on November 6th. Staff reported that it had not been moved. 

The Richland County Sheriff's Office are heading the investigation. 

Boone's body was discovered at Gorman Nature Center on Saturday, November 10th. 

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