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17-year-old girl dead, Portage County Sheriff's Office investigating incident as homicide

Teen found dead portage county
Posted at 7:58 PM, Mar 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-15 09:53:58-04

NELSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Portage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a 17-year-old girl was found dead Friday afternoon.

According to authorities, the incident happened on Knowlton Road in Nelson Township around 4 p.m.

The 17-year-old girl has been identified as Kaylee Freitag, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

An 18-year-old male, identified as Zachary Blosser, was charged with one count of murder, deputies said.

No further details have been provided.

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