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Body of missing 81-year-old Orrville man found, homicide investigation underway

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Posted at 9:04 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 08:26:40-04

ORRVILLE, Ohio — The body of missing a 81-year-old man was found and a homicide investigation has been initiated, according to the Orrville Police Department.

On Sunday night, Orrville police issued a missing adult alert for Edwin Eberle.

Eberle's body was found Monday near the 600 block of West Market Street in the area of a residential home, police said.

Orrville police, along with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Wayne County Coroners, are ruling his death a homicide.

Police said foul play was involved but are not releasing any information about possible suspects at this time.

Eberle's death remains under investigation.

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