Body found in Wilmington Sunday identified

By Tom Barr -

WILMINGTON — The body discovered in the creek in Sugar Grove Cemetery Sunday morning has been identified as Jacob Gideon Juilfs, 29, of Wilmington, police said.

A woman who was walking in the cemetery Sunday morning discovered the body and called police, her friend told the News Journal Sunday. Police were dispatched at 11:19 a.m.

If anyone has had contact with Juilfs over the past few weeks, they are asked to contact WPD Detective Robert Wilson at 937-383-5826. Wilson confirmed that the family had been notified and “respectfully requests privacy.”

Wilson added, “At this time we have no further comment as this is an ongoing investigation.”

Juilfs’ body was transported to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office early Sunday afternoon for identification and to attempt to determine cause of death.

The Wilmington Fire Department and Clinton County Coroner’s Office were also on the scene Sunday.

By Tom Barr