Drug task force to hold meeting

The Green Drug Task Force will host a business outreach meeting at which “drug disposal bags” will be shared with attendees. The City of Green website confirms this is a mention of Deterra.

The Summit County Examiner’s Office has identified a New Franklin woman whose decomposed body was found Friday by city police.

The office said Monday that 87-year-old Donna Melhorn was discovered at her home in the 4700 block of Manchester Road.

After finding Melhorn’s body during a welfare check for a relative, New Franklin police determined that her death was suspicious and called in the Examiner’s Office and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to assist in the investigation.

The Examiner’s Office said a cause of death has not been determined.

New Franklin Police declined to discuss the case Monday, referring to a Friday press release. In the release, police said the body was found in the 4700 block of Manchester Road.
“Foul play is suspected,” said Gary Guenther, chief investigator for the medical examiner.

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