Body found in Liberty ID’d as Columbiana man

LIBERTY — Police have identified the body found in a secluded area of Liberty as Charles Whippo, 37, of Columbiana County.

A passer-by called 911 just after 8 a.m. Wednesday to report a body near railroad tracks near the Tri-County Sports Complex off Logangate Road. The caller initially said the body appeared to be that of a white male about 20 to 30 yards from the road.

Meloro said there are no obvious signs of foul play and are awaiting a coroner’s report for an official cause


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