Missing woman found in dirt pit under shed in southwest Ohio

Posted at 10:48 AM, Apr 26, 2017

A missing woman was found in a pit dug under the floor of a shed in Blanchester, according to local police.

Chief Scott Reinbolt said Jennifer Elliott was reported missing around 2 a.m. Wednesday. She was found in the pit under a shed behind a home on Central Avenue later Wednesday morning.



Reinbolt said Elliott was found in the pit covered with wood in heavy objects. She was unable to speak when she was found.

Elliott was taken to the hospital and has since been released.

Reinbolt said Dennis Dunn was arrested on kidnapping charges. Neighbors said Dunn lives at the residence.