SIDNEY — The death of a Sidney man has been ruled a homicide.
According to Capt. Jerry Tangeman, Sidney Police Department, the man killed has been identified as Lance L. Johnson, 38, of 402 N. Miami Ave., Apt. B3, Johnson was identified by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
Sidney Police officers were dispatched at 3:41 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, to the North Miami Avenue residence to check on the welfare of a resident. Upon their arrival, officers discovered the body of a man, which has now been identified as Johnson, inside the residence.
Johnson’s body was transported to the Coroner’s Office for autopsy and positive identification. Preliminary investigation indicated Johnson’s death was due to suspicious circumstances.
The investigation, stated the release, is in its early stages.
Officers remained on the scene Wednesday afternoon as they continued to process the apartment. Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting the local police department.
The Police Department isn’t releasing the cause of death at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-2351.