ID of man found dead at Kettering insurance agency released

UPDATE @1:15 p.m. 3/11

The man found dead at a Kettering insurance agency has been identified.

Barton L. Wilson, 74, died at the Barton Wilson Insurance agency building at 2529 Wilmington Pike, according to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent E. Harshbarger.

The cause and manner of death have not been determined.

The case remains under investigation by the Kettering police department.

UPDATE @ 340pm: News Center 7's James Rider, who is on the scene, said that this death is being investigated as suspicious. The coroner is expected make a determination on the cause of death on Wednesday.


A death investigation is underway at a Kettering insurance agency after a body was found inside the building Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

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Officers and medics were dispatched on reports of a deceased person inside the Barton Wilson Insurance agency building at 2529 Wilmington Pike around 12:35 p.m., according to police scanner traffic.

Officers on scene said they are awaiting a search warrant and it was too soon to tell if the death is believed to be suspicious.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Our crew is on the scene and we’ll update this story as we learn more.

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