Woman killed in Forest Park home, police say

A suspect is in custody.
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 9:27 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2021 at 9:09 AM EDT
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FOREST PARK, Ohio (WXIX) - A 47-year-old woman is dead and her husband is hospitalized after an incident in Forest Park on Monday, according to police and the Butler County Coroner’s Office.

Forest Park police officers responded to a home in the 400 block of Bessinger Drive around 3:47 p.m. for a report of a possibly suicidal individual.

They found two people inside the house suffering from “major injuries,” a statement from the Forest Park Police Department reads.

Huletta Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her husband, Wilford Jenkins, 48, was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

According to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Wilford was a corrections officer with the county from February 2019 to December 2020.

Forest Park detectives are investigating Huletta’s death as a homicide.

A suspect is in custody, police say.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Forest Park Police Department at 513-595-5220.

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