Man found in woods identified; homicide investigation underway

Updated: Mar. 14, 2020 at 11:36 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A homicide investigation is underway after the body of a 26-year-old man was found in the woods near the Ohio River in the East End Saturday morning, says the Cincinnati Homicide Unit.

Officers got the call around 9 a.m. for a body found in the 200 block of Watson Street.

Jemarco Benton, 26, was identified as the person found, according to the homicide unit investigation.

His death has been ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3542.

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