Suspect in custody after man found dead in east Columbus apartment

TRURO TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WCMH) — Deputies are investigating after a man was found dead on the east side of Columbus on Monday.

Deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Criminal Investigations have taped off an area at Cross Keys Apartments in the 4900 block of Chatterton Road.

Investigators said a woman came to her first-floor apartment to find a young man dead inside. They have not said how the victim died.

Officials said they have a suspect, a young man, in custody. The man was not taken into custody at the apartment, but officials said he knows the victim.

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