On Thursday, October 13th at 1:30pm, New Boston Police Department and Portsmouth Ambulance responded to the Buckeye Towers Apartment Complex on a call involving an injured person in one of the apartments.
On arrival to the scene, NBPD Officers found that a male age 67 that was living in one of the apartments was deceased.
NBPD contacted the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations Crime Scene Unit to respond to the scene to assist NBPD. With what evidence was present and collected at the scene by Ohio BCI Crime Scene Agents and NBPD, it currently appears that this was a self inflicted gun shot incident. It appears that the deceased man died from the gunshot.
The Scioto County Corner Dr. Adams was present at the scene too and the deceased man’s body will be sent to the Montgomery County Corner’s Office for an autopsy.
The name of the man is currently not being released out of respect to the family and until all family is contacted.