Montgomery County coroner seeks help identifying remains in Dayton

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The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office is asking for help identifying a person who died after an incident in a Dayton alley.

Dr. Kent E. Harshbarger, Montgomery County Coroner, sent a press release that said the remains are of a younger white male who was either in his late teens or early twenties. He said the person died at Miami Valley Hospital after an incident on Dec. 21 in an alley behind 146 S. Irwin Street.

The person died on Dec. 26.

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He was 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighed 234 pounds and had dark hair, the coroner said.

“He also has a tattoo depicting a cross on the back surface of his right middle finger, and, a broken heart tattoo on the back surface of his right hand between his thumb and index finger,” the coroner said in a release.

The manner and cause of his death have not been determined, and the case is under investigation by the Dayton Police Department.

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