CCSO: Body found in Marion Twp. identified


MARION TWP., Clinton Co. — A body found in a ditch has been identified.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday received a report of what appeared to be a body lying in the ditch line along James Road in Marion Township, according to a news release from Sheriff Ralph Fizer Jr.

Responding officers located a deceased male lying in the ditch near the edge of the road. The man was identified as Tracy Herrington, 55.

Herrington was known to frequent the Blanchester area but is believed to have a Hamilton address, the sheriff stated.

Based on the information the CCSO has at this time, the incident is not believed to be a community safety concern.

The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to follow up on leads and to speak with individuals who have direct knowledge of the situation.

Anyone that may have additional information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at 937-382-1611 or via the website at

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