Body found in yard of Ashland residence

January 20, 2019

ASHLAND - The Ashland Police Department is investigating a body found at a residence on Marcia Street as a homicide case, according to Police Chief Todd Kelley.

The body was reported around 8:50 a.m. Saturday by a passer-by or neighbor. Kelley said the female victim had signs of having been assaulted, and evidence led the department to open the case as a homicide investigation.

Marcia Street is located in a residential section in the western part of Ashland.

Additional details were unavailable at press time Saturday.

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