Elderly Woman's Death Thought To Be A Homicide

Published 03/31 2014 03:41PM

Updated 03/31 2014 05:40PM

Sheriff's deputies in Ashtabula County are treating the death of an elderly woman in Austinburg as a homicide.

Eighty two year old Mary Martinchuk was found dead in her home at 1868 Sexton Road late Sunday morning.

A neighbor discovered the death when she went to the home to check on her.

Ashtabula county sheriff William Johnson said the death appears suspicious, but would not elaborate.

Ms. Martinchuk's body was taken to the Cuyahoga County medical examiner for autopsy.

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