Death of boy, 10, leads to investigation

By Lindsay Kriz -

MEIGS COUNTY — The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification are investigating the death of a 10-year-old Meigs County boy.

According to the sheriff’s office, they received a call at 6:58 p.m. Nov. 18 about an unresponsive boy on Storys Run Road. Deputies, along with Meigs County EMS, were called to the Storys Run Road address and were told that the unresponsive boy was found in his room.

EMS transported the boy to Holzer Emergency Room in Pomeroy, where he died. Deputies remained at the home on Storys Run Road and called Ohio BCI for assistance in the investigation. County Coroner Dr. Douglas Hunter was also called about the investigation, which is ongoing.

By Lindsay Kriz

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-444-4303.

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-444-4303.