February 6, 2014,
Media Release
Suspicious Death
Gallia County – Gallia County Sheriff, Joe Browning, says is office is investigating a suspicious Death. The death occurred in Green Township in Gallia County between February 3, and February 5, 2014. Gallia County 911 received a telephone call concerning the victim, John S. Sheets, (58), 1401 Wray Road. They caller requested that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office conduct a wellbeing check on Mr. Sheets as he had not been seen in two days. The caller also stated that Mr. Sheets truck had been located on an adjacent road and appeared to be abandoned. After the responding Gallia County Deputy checked the vehicle he went to the residence and could not get anyone to respond when he knocked on the door. Due to the circumstances he made entry into the residence and found Mr. Sheets laying on the floor in the home. With the suspicious nature of the death Ohio BCI & I were called to the scene along with the Gallia County Coroner.
This case remains under investigation by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio BCI & I. Further details will be made available when appropriate. If anyone has any information concerning this case please call Gallia County Sheriff’s Tip line (740) 446-6555.

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