Indiana State Police investigate dead body in Ohio County

OHIO COUNTY, Ind. (FOX19) -- - Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a male who was found dead Wednesday on Hartford Pike in Ohio County.

Police said at approximately 3 p.m., officers were conducting a welfare check on a person at a residence off of Hartford Pike.

The body was taken to the Hamilton County morgue where an autopsy is being performed to positively identify the person and determine the manner and cause of death, police said.

Ohio County is about 45 miles southwest of Cincinnati.

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