3 Counties Investigating Man Found In Ditch With Head Injury, Stab Wounds

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A man is in fair condition at Grant Medical Center in Columbus after being assaulted and dumped in Pike County.

According to the Chillicothe Gazette, 20-year-old Jacob Pinkerington was found in a ditch along Auerville Road in Pike County at about 11 a.m. Monday.

The paper reported that Pinkerington had a head injury and stab wounds.

Officials told the paper that the stab wounds were not as significant as the beating that Pinkerington underwent.

Pinkerginton told authorities that he knew the three people who assaulted him and then stole his car.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at 740-947-2111.

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