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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Deputies Seeking Footage in Double Fatality in Belmont

BELMONT — Belmont County Sheriff David Lucas said his department is asking residents and businesses that have cameras along U.S. 40 in the area of Trails End Drive to contact his office.

Lucas said detectives investigating the deaths of two people in a home on that road ask that anyone with footage of National Road either east or west of Trails End Drive call 740-695-7933. Front office staff will direct those callers appropriately.

At least eight Belmont County sheriff’s deputies, the county coroner and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Crime Scene Unit were at the home following a report of an early Tuesday morning fire. Two people were found dead in the home, Dr. Amanda Fisher, the county coroner, confirmed.

The victims’ names have not yet been released.


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