Woman Found Dead in The Plains

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Law enforcement are investigating the death of a woman found at a residence in The Plains on Tuesday night.

Athens County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call of an unresponsive person at 9 N. Clinton Street at about 4:30 p.m. When they arrived with Athens County Emergency Medical Services, the female was found dead, according to Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith.

The Athens County Coroner was requested and an autopsy is planned for the woman.

Smith said investigators are waiting on autopsy and toxicology results before investigating the possibility of foul play.

The name of the female was not released by the sheriff’s office, but Smith said she was the resident of the home in which she was found.