Man's body found in room at Mason Inn

Updated: Sep. 1, 2017 at 4:34 AM EDT
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MASON, OH (FOX19) - A death investigation is underway after a man's body was found inside a Warren County hotel room overnight, a coroner's official said.

The 37-year-old man's body was discovered about 8 p.m. Thursday at Mason Inn, 9735 Mason Montgomery Rd., said Doyle Burke, chief investigator with the Warren County Coroner's Office.

He had been missing and was staying in the area with a work crew, Burke said.

Authorities were on scene late Thursday and early Friday.

His death is a suspected drug overdose, according to Burke, who said drug paraphernalia was found in the room.

Foul play is not suspected at this time, he added.

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