Jackson County Crash Leads to Murder Investigation

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A bloody body found in the bed of a crashed pickup truck has led to a deeper investigation.

10TV in Columbus is reporting that the Jackson County Sheriff's office has connected a head-on crash on Diggs Road with a suspected crime at a house in Wellston.

After two trucks collided, the driver of the vehicle with the body in the back fled the scene but was later arrested after he was found walking about a mile away.

About the time of the crash Wellston police were called to a house on South New York Avenue in Wellston where a trail of blood was found leading from the front door to the carport.

The identity of the person found in the back of the pickup has been determined but is being withheld until the family is notified of the death.

Material for this article was provided by WBNS 10TV in Columbus