Mansfield Police reopening Rebekah Leicy case after Richland Co. bodies found


MANSFIELD, OH (WCMH) — Police say they are investigating whether Shawn Grate is involved in the death of Rebekah Leicy, whose body was found in March of last year.

According to the Mansfield  Division of Police, Leicy’s body was found March 16, 2015, in Ashland County a month after she was reported missing from Mansfield.

Police say tips from sources led detectives to search addresses on Walnut Street and they will continue to follow up on any additional information.

According to police, they are working with the Richland County Prosecutor’s Office and investigators in Ashland to determine if Grate is involved in Leicy’s death.

Anyone with information can contact the Major Crimes Detective Dave Scheurer at 419-755-9748.

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