Body discovered in Youngstown home leads to murder investigation

A family member discovered the body at a home in the 500 block of Dorothy Avenue in Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police are investigating a murder after a body was discovered Friday evening in Youngstown.

A family member discovered the body of a 62-year-old man shortly after 7:30 p.m. at a home in the 500 block of Dorothy Avenue.

The victim’s identity is not being released until his family is notified.

Police said the murder could have happened anytime within the previous two days.

The Mahoning County Coroner is still investigating the exact cause of death.

There are no suspects right now but investigators are in the process of interviewing people.

WKBN 27 First News is working to get more information on this developing story. Keep checking WKBN online and on air for updates.

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