Police Find Body At House In Athens County

POSTED BY: Erika Brooks
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 10:17 PM

A body has been discovered in Athens County at the home of a missing man. Glouster Police were first called to the home at 68 Locust Street in Glouster on October 18th after reports of a vandalism. While on the scene, police arrested Paul J. Roberts, and he was charged with one count of vandalism.

On October 20th, Athens County Officials began an investigation into the whereabouts of Paul E. Roberts, who resides at 68 Locust Street. Authorities assisting in the search discovered a body underneath the back porch of the residence Monday evening. Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn says that Paul E. Roberts was last seen two weeks ago. Police are also looking for Roberts' Jeep that is believed stolen and possibly in the Columbus area.

The case remains under investigation, however authorites have identified the person found but are not releasing more details at this time.

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