Trotwood police investigating ‘suspicious’ death of man found last week

Trotwood police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the “suspicious death” of a man whose body was found last week.

Police found 61-year-old John Mullins, of Trotwood, dead Sept. 29 near 6585 Midway Ave., according to a press release. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office is working to determine his cause and manner of death, but police called it a “suspicious death.”

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Police said it’s not clear how long Mullins’ body was at that location, which is less than a mile from his home.

“Due to this being an active investigation no further information can be released as this at this time,” the press release said.

Anyone with information is urged to call detective Sherri Jackson at 937-854-3988 or email Anonymous tips can be sent to Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP (7867) or at

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