Woman identified after body found in Hilltop alley


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A woman whose body was found early Sunday morning in an alley behind S. Terrace Avenue in the Hilltop has been identified by the Columbus Division of Police.

The victim was Ashley Ann Sweeney, 33.

Officers responded to a call around 6:18 a.m. of a body lying in the alley behind the 500 block of S. Terrace Avenue.

The Columbus Division of Fire also responded and pronounced Sweeney dead at 6:26 a.m.

Police have not yet released a cause of death and are still looking for suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477.).

This is the 106th homicide in Columbus for 2021.

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