A Lucasville area man is dead and Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini said his office is investigating a murder.
Dead is Ronald Cox, 67, of 631 Little Egypt Road.
“We got a call at about 12:18 a.m. Saturday morning and arrived at the scene of the murder at 12:30 a.m., a response time of about 12 minutes,” Donini said. “The victim owned property across the street from his house, and the tenant called us and told us Cox was injured and bleeding.”
Donini said they found Cox severely beaten.
“He had obviously been murdered,” he said. “He had been