DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police in Dayton are investigating after a body was found in the garage of a vacant home Tuesday.
The body was reported to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch just before 11 am in an alley behind the first block of North Horton Street.
A woman who called 911 told dispatchers someone came running through the alley and told her of the discovery.
The remains were identified by the coroner Thursday as 53-year-old Patrick Northern.
Dispatch did not have any additional information at the time of this writing but did say there was a fire at that location Monday. Officials told 2 NEWS Monday the garage was heavily damaged by fire and it appeared someone may have been living in it. No cause of that fire has yet been determined.Grab the FREE WDTN News App from the Apple Store or Google play. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.