Coroner identifies body found in garage of vacant Dayton house

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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.

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