Body Found in Scioto County

A body found near a Wheelersburg business is believed to be that of a missing man from Wheelersburg, Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini says.

The body was found Monday near BCE Materials in the 1000 block of state Route 522.

The sheriff says it is believed to be that of Russell D. Bond, 35, of Wheelersburg, who was reported missing April 24. It appears the body had been there for some time. Te body was found near a sand and gravel pit along Pine Creek.

The body has been taken to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy. At this time, the cause of death does not appear to be a homicide, the sheriff says.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (740) 354-7316.

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