Body found at Cox Arboretum MetroPark


A death investigation was launched after a body was found at Cox Arboretum MetroPark Monday morning.

Montgomery County Regional dispatch confirmed police responded after a body was found at the park in the 6700 block of North Springboro Pike.

Staff at the park found a man’s body in the woods near the blue trail as they started working this morning, according to Five Rivers MetroParks Chief of Public Safety Mark Hess.

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Hess said there were no signs of foul play and the death is being investigated as a suicide.

The man is not from the Dayton area but had been in the area recently, Hess said.

News Center 7 has crew heading to the scene. We will continue updating this story as more details become available.