Body discovered on Youngstown’s southside

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) — Youngstown Detectives continue to look for clues at this hour, after finding a body on the city’s southside.

Officers say a call came into dispatch earlier this evening — of a strong odor in the 100-block of East Philadelphia Avenue.

When police got to the area – they found a body in brush — behind the garage.

Detectives are investigating this as a murder. They say they believe the person was shot to death.

Officers say it appears the body had been there for a while.

At this time, they are not releasing the gender or age of the person.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call Youngstown Police Department’s Detective Division at 742-8911.

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