Man found dead near Trotwood apartment complex ID’d

A man found dead by police investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle Sunday near a Trotwood apartment complex has been identified.

Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger identified the man as 20-year-old Elijah Stollings of Dayton. His cause and manner of death have not been determined.

Police were at Shiloh Court Apartments off Shiloh Springs Road on Sunday investigating an unoccupied suspicious vehicle when they saw blood in and around the vehicle, according to the Trotwood Police Department.

Officers found Stollings after searching the surrounding area.

Anyone with information can contact detective Natalie Watson at 937-854-3988 or email, call Miami Valley CrimeStoppers at 937-333-STOP (7867) or visit to submit a tip.

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