(UPDATE: Victim’s Name Released) Homicide Investigation Continues

Posted on July 8, 2021

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into a homicide that occurred Wednesday evening in Buck Township in Southeast Hardin County.

According to a release, Sheriff’s Investigators, being assisted by Ohio BCI & I, the Hardin County Coroner’s Office and the Hardin County Prosecutor’s Office are following all potential leads as they are received.

The body of the male victim was transferred to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.

He was identified as Robert B. Mays Jr., age 29, of Fostoria, OH.

The Sheriff’s Office does not believe that any local residents have reason to be concerned with a subject or subjects being at large in the area, which would present a concern for safety.

Anyone who may have information of any nature concerning the case should contact the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office at 419-673-1268 or call the Tip Line at 419-675-8475.

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