Chillicothe Man Found Dead on West 7th Street

A man was found dead on 7th Street near Mechanic Street in Chillicothe this morning.  

Police Captain Ron Meyers identified him as 49-year-old James E. Johnson of Chillicothe. 

According to eyewitnesses and residents, he was on the ground at the edge of the street when officers responded about 7am today. 

Chillicothe Police Detectives and the Ross County Coroner have an open investigation in the matter and are awaiting toxicology results, and that more information will be released as it is available.


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