Blendon Township Police Press Release

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Press Release

#10-21-2013-02

TO: All News Media

FROM: John C. Belford, Chief of Police, Blendon Township Police Department, Franklin County, Westerville, Ohio 43081. Telephone; 614.882.8500

RELEASE DATE: October 21, 2013

SUBJECT: Homicide Victim Identified, Ridgewood Park, October 20, 2013, Blendon Township, Franklin County, Westerville, Ohio 43081.

The Blendon Township Police Department has identified the victim of the homicide that occurred in Ridgewood Park on October 20, 2013, as  JANE E. JUERGENS, age 55, of Saddle Lane East in Blendon Township, Franklin County, Westerville, Ohio 43081.

At approximately 7pm on Sunday, October 20, 2013, Blendon Township Police Officers discovered the body of Jane E. Juergens on the main foot trail at Ridgewood Park. The cause of death is yet to be determined by the Franklin County Coroner, however, her body was found to have multiple stab wounds.

A sixteen year old, male suspect in the case was apprehended and transported by Blendon Township Police Officers, to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center under a juvenile complaint of Murder.

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Contact; John C. Belford, Chief of Police, Blendon Township Police Department, Franklin County, Westerville, Ohio 43081. Telephone; 614.882.8500