Deputies investigate after body found on Holmes County road

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RIPLEY TOWNSHIP, Ohio- A man was found dead in the middle of a Holmes County road on Sunday

Deputies were called to County Road 11 near Township Road 508 in Ripley Township at shortly after 5 a.m. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and deputies later discovered he was hit by a car.

Deputies said the vehicle was possibly a 1997 to 2003 Chevrolet Malibu.

According to the sheriff’s office, the victim is 20-year-old Joshua W. Mann, of Lakeville.

Anyone with information should call the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office at 330-674-1936.

Google Map for coordinates 40.625301 by -82.062505.

Ripley Township, Ohio

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