Man Dead In Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE – Police are investigating a homicide at an apartment on Sunset Boulevard.

Police reported officers were called to Apartment 9, 2818 Sunset Blvd., Thursday morning and immediately knew something was wrong inside the apartment.

Officers found the body of Travis M. McIntyre, 31, who had recently moved to the apartment. Police Capt. Joel Walker said officers aren’t sure how long McIntyre had been dead.

“This is an ongoing homicide investigation,” he said.

Jefferson County Coroner Dr. Michael Scarpone was called to the scene. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation also was at the apartment checking for evidence.

The body has been removed and will be taken to the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, coroner’s office for an autopsy.