- Local Guide
The Auglaize County Coronerâ€™s Office released more information Thursday on the death of Charles Hicks of Uniopolis, whose body was found at his residence, 2 South Main St., on Monday.
A news release from Coroner Dr. Thomas Freytag states that the manner of death was a homicide due to crushing injuries to the anterior neck due to beating by assailant(s).
The release further states that death occurred within minutes of the injuries, sometime between 8 p.m. June 7 and midnight June 8, 2014.
The news release further refers any questions regarding the investigation to the Auglaize County Sheriffâ€™s Office, as this concludeâ€™s the coronerâ€™s investigation.