Coroner IDs body found near Trotwood apartment complex; death investigation underway

TROTWOOD — A death investigation is underway after a man was found dead near a Trotwood apartment complex Sunday.

The man was identified as Elijah Stollings, of Dayton, by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office Tuesday morning.

According to the Trotwood Police Department, a resident at Shiloh Court Apartments notified police of an unoccupied suspicious vehicle.

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Investigators recognized blood in and around the car, according to the police department. Officers searched the surrounding area and discovered a deceased male.

News Center 7 has reached out to Trotwood police for additional information as well as the Montgomery County Coroner’s office. They have said that no further information can be released at this time.

News Center 7 is working to learn more and we will continue updating this story.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP or Detective N. Watson can be reached at 937-854-3988 or NWatson@Trotwood.org.

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