Police investigate homicide: body found in woods

Leron Billings, Photo: Cincinnati Police
Leron Billings, Photo: Cincinnati Police

(CINCINNATI, OH) - Cincinnati Police say the body found in the woods yesterday died as a result of gunshot wound to his body.  They are investigating the death as a homicide.

Cincinnati Police received a 911 call Thursday referencing a deceased body found in the woods.  District Four Officers and Cincinnati Fire Personnel located a decomposed black male, wrapped in two blankets, lying on the ground at 643 Manitou.

The body was identified as Leron Billings.  The Hamilton County Coroner's Office has ruled Billing's death a homicide.

Any information pertaining to this offense can be reported to the Criminal Investigations Section at 352-3542 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 352-3040.  Callers can remain anonymous and may receive compensation.