Body Found Near West Side Freeway - WCMH: News, Weather, and Sports for Columbus, Ohio

Body Found Near West Side Freeway

Posted: Updated:
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio -

Deputies are investigating after a person was found dead near a west side freeway.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched shortly after 3 p.m. Monday to West Broad Street near Interstate 270 on a report of a man lying face down in a puddle of water near a construction zone.

Prairie Township medics pronounced a person dead at the scene.

Deputies set up a perimeter around where the body was found and have one lane of westbound West Broad Street closed while they investigate.

No other details were released, but NBC4 will update as we learn new information.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • 2 Arrested In Newark BB Gun Shooting Spree; Teenage Girl Faces Judge

    2 Arrested In Newark BB Gun Shooting Spree; Teenage Girl Faces Judge

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:42:43 GMT
    According to Newark police, multiple phone calls began coming into to dispatchers Sunday morning of vehicles with their windows shot out by a BB gun. Police said a few callers reported their homes had been struck by bullets.According to Newark police, multiple phone calls began coming into to dispatchers Sunday morning of vehicles with their windows shot out by a BB gun. Police said a few callers reported their homes had been struck by bullets.
    A 17-year-old girl faced a Licking County judge Wednesday in connection with weekend shooting spree that investigators say left more than 100 cars and houses with damage from a BB gun.
    A 17-year-old girl faced a Licking County judge Wednesday in connection with weekend shooting spree that investigators say left more than 100 cars and houses with damage from a BB gun.
  • Suspect Known As 'Polo' Suspected Of Stealing $1,200 In Sunglasses

    Suspect Known As 'Polo' Suspected Of Stealing $1,200 In Sunglasses

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:29:46 GMT
    A cash reward is being offered for information in connection with the theft of more than $1,000 in sunglasses on the northeast side of Columbus.A cash reward is being offered for information in connection with the theft of more than $1,000 in sunglasses on the northeast side of Columbus.
    A cash reward is being offered for information in connection with the theft of more than $1,000 in sunglasses on the northeast side of Columbus.
    A cash reward is being offered for information in connection with the theft of more than $1,000 in sunglasses on the northeast side of Columbus.
  • Mumps Outbreak Now Includes 230 Cases

    Mumps Outbreak Now Includes 230 Cases

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:03:40 GMT
    The Central Ohio mumps outbreak now includes 230 cases in Franklin and Delaware counties.
    The Central Ohio mumps outbreak now includes 230 cases in Franklin and Delaware counties.
Powered by WorldNow

3165 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202

Telephone: 614.263.4444
Fax: 614.263.0166
Email: stories@nbc4i.com

NBC4 BBB Business Review
Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.