Mon. 10:49 a.m.: Body found in woods believed to be missing man

Ronald Reese

CHAMPION — The Trumbull County Coroner’s Office said this morning that it believes the skeletal remains found Saturday near Educational Parkway are that of Ronald L. Reese Jr., a 43-year-old man missing since around Thanksgiving of last year, but are waiting for the results of dental records to confirm identity.

Reese went missing Nov. 24 from the Champion area.

Remains were found around 11:30 a.m. Saturday in a wooded area near Kent State University at Trumbull by hunters tracking a deer, according to Champion police.

A cause of death has not yet been determined.


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