Police identify woman found dead in vacant west Columbus home


COLUMBUS -- A woman found dead in a vacant home on January 27 has been identified by police.

Ashley Lynn Hamilton, 27, was found dead in a home in west Columbus.

At about 11:32 a.m., police were called to the 500 block of South Oakley Avenue. They were informed that there was likely a dead body inside a vacant home, according to police.

Officers found the body, which appears to be the victim of a homicide.

This is the 10th homicide in the City of Columbus in 2018.

No other information is being released at this time, as doing so could jeopardize the investigation.

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