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Police arrest murder suspect in connection to man's body found in northwest Columbus

Court records say 33-year-old Timothy Kendrick, who has been charged with murder in Drew Mendelbaum's death, was arrested Friday.
Credit: Columbus Division of Police

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A suspect charged with murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in northwest Columbus nearly two weeks ago has been arrested.

Court records say 33-year-old Timothy Kendrick was arrested on Friday.

On July 18, police said dispatchers received a 911 call saying there was a body in the 4600 block of Sawmill Road near West Henderson Road and Bethel Road.

When officers arrived, they found the body of a man who has been identified as 30-year-old Drew Mendelbaum.

Mendelbaum was a reported missing person when his body was discovered.

Kendrick is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday.