Husband arrested in death of woman found at Griggs Reservoir

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death Thursday morning near Griggs Reservoir.

The woman was identified as 77-year-old Kathleen Boyuk. The investigation revealed she was murdered by her husband 75-year-old Walter Boyuk who has been arrested.

Walter Boyuk

On Thursday at 10:57 a.m., Columbus Police officers were called to the 3400 block of Riverside after a passerby found Kathleen Boyuk slumped over the steering wheel of a car in the reservoir parking lot, just south of Nottingham Road.

Boyuk was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 11:36 a.m.

This is the 132nd homicide in Columbus in calendar year 2020.

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