Update: Identity of victim found along I-70 released

Update: The victim found dead alongside I-70 yesterday has been identified as 42-year-old Robert J. Coleman.

His body was not struck by a vehicle but, rather, Police believe his body was dumped after he died from an overdose.

Police are still investigating.


10/02/2018: Police closed all eastbound lanes of I-70 this morning after a dead body was found.

The Columbus Division of Police received multiple calls about a body left on the side of I-70 at W Mound St. near Cooper Stadium, reports 10TV.

ODOT has since reopened eastbound lanes of I-70.

The Columbus Police Homicide Unit & Accident Investigation Unit are on scene.


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