Update on shooting death

MEIGS COUNTY — The shooting death of a woman on Salem School Lot Road has been ruled as self-inflected in the preliminary report, according to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood.

Law enforcement and first responders were called to a residence on Salem School Lot Road around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday after a man reportedly found his wife shot in a vehicle in the driveway of the residence.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, along with the Meigs County Coroner’s Office, was called in to investigate the death, which was initially ruled as a suspicious shooting investigation.

A final autopsy report remains pending, according to Wood.

By Sarah Hawley


Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.