|A body found Monday, June 11, in a van parked at the Mt. Carmel School parking lot in Franklin County has been identified as being a Union County man.
According to a Franklin County Sheriff’s Department press release, the body was identified as William Garrett Shepard, 28, Myers Road, Liberty.
FCSD deputies were called to Mt. Carmel School at 7 a.m., Monday, to a report of an abandoned vehicle. When deputies approached the vehicle, they discovered a deceased male inside the vehicle.
Shepard’s body was taken to the Hamilton County Ohio Coroner’s office for an autopsy where the identification was made.
From the autopsy, it is believed Shepard died early Saturday morning, June 9. The death is not related to the school in any way, according to the press release.
The autopsy results showed no signs of a struggle or trauma. Thus, no cause of death has been determined at this time. Toxicology results are pending and could take up to six weeks to be completed.
The investigation is continuing with FCSD Major Gregory M. Mehlbauer in charge of the investigation.
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