UPDATE: Man In Custody After Homicide On Dillon Road

  • 2/16/2017 10:23:40 AM
  • Jay Jackman
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - A homicide occurred at 1247-A Dillon Road Thursday, February 16th. 

The victim was identified at 8:58 AM by the Richland County Coroner's office as 46-year-old Denise Reed, according to investigator Bob Ball. 

The Mansfield Division of Police responded to 1247 Dillon Road in reference to a call about "a person possibly in distress". 

Upon arrival, officers found Denise Reed inside the residence, deceased. Mrs. Reed's husband, Michael J Reed, age 46, was also in the residence. Michael J. Reed was taken into custody in reference to the investigation. 

Reed was charged with murder this weekend after his release from OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital on Sunday. He is currently being held in the Richland County Jail.

Reed was arraigned on Tuesday at Mansfield Municple Court, where he plead not guilty. Reed is being held on a $500,000 cash bond.

His preliminary hearing is set for Thursday, February 23rd.  

The investigation is considered to be an isolated incident and the Major Crimes Unit is not seeking any additional suspects at this time.  

The Mansfield Police Department, Richland County Coroner, and the Richland County Prosecutors responded to the scene.

The Mansfield Divison of Police is asking anyone with additional information in reference to the homicide to call Detective Ron Packer at 419-755-9729 or Detective Sergeant Matt Loughman at 419-755-9730.

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