Police identify woman’s body found in east Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The body of a woman who was found Saturday evening has been identified by police.

The Columbus Division of Police confirm that 31-year-old Jessica L. Turner was the woman found dead outside a home at 1355 E. Mound St. in east Columbus.

Police responded to the area around 7:52pm Saturday on reported of a body in the area. Officials are investigating the incident as a homicide, calling this the 45th homicide in the city of Columbus this year.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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