April 16, 2024

Meigs County Sheriff Scott Fitch reports that deputies with the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a homicide on State Route 733 in Pomeroy in the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

According to Sheriff Fitch, the victim has been identified as Tina M. Johnson, 60, of Pomeroy, Ohio. The victim suffered injuries resulting in her death. The Meigs County Coroner’s Office, The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force also responded to the scene.

“Persons of interest have been identified in this case by the Sheriff’s Office and efforts are being made to locate them” Stated Sheriff Fitch. “This was an isolated incident with motive by the suspects and there is no threat to the public at this time.”

More information will be released as the investigation is ongoing at this time.