Springfield man, 37, ID’d as person found dead inside vehicle in Greene County

Death investigation underway after body discovered inside vehicle in Greene County

BATH TWP., Greene County — UPDATE @ 9:20 a.m. (May 26):

Matthew Taylor, 37, of Springfield has been identified as the person found dead in a vehicle on Upper Valley Pike in Greene County Monday, according to the Greene County Coroner’s Office.

Taylor’s cause of death remains under investigation and was not released.

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Additional details were not available.


Deputies launched a death investigation after a body was discovered inside a vehicle near a water reclamation center in Greene County Monday morning, according to investigators.

Deputies and medics were called to the area of Upper Valley Pike near state Route 4 in Bath Twp., Greene County just before 9 a.m. after a caller reported a vehicle parked near the Fairborn Water Reclamation Center, initial reports indicate.

The caller, a Fairborn public works employee, saw the vehicle parked in the area over the weekend but called deputies after spotting it in the same spot this morning, Sgt. Beth Prall from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office told News Center 7.

The cause manner of the person’s death have not been determined and are under investigation by the Greene County Coroner’s Office. The person’s identity is also pending investigation by the coroner’s office.

Additional details were not released. We’ll update this story as we learn more.