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Investigation underway after woman's body found in Brown Co

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RIPLEY, OH (FOX19) -

An investigation is underway after authorities said a body was found in Brown County.

Police said a woman was found in the 5900 block of Ripley-Day Hill Road.

The body of Marsha Thigpen, 62, was located beside a pick-up truck that was registered to her.

"She was a real nice lady and kept to herself. Worked real hard on her farm. You know, I could not say anything but good things about her," neighbor Jim Huff said.

A person of interest has been interviewed, police said. 

The Brown County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate.

The specific cause of death has not been determined at this time.

Sheriff Gordon Ellis said wanted to reassure there is no ongoing threat.

"I don't think there is any need for fear or this is a serial event. There is no indication of that at all," he said. 

No other information was released.

Anyone with information can contact the Brown County Sheriff's Office at 937-378-4435.

Stay with FOX19 NOW for more on this developing story.

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