Authorities say they discovered a body inside a missing woman’s car in Wayne County.
New Franklin police issued a news release Thursday night saying the car belonging to the missing woman, Ashley Biggs, was found in an undisclosed rural area in Wayne County. A body was found inside of the vehicle. Police did not release Biggs’ hometown.
Authorities have not released the name of the female victim found in the car as the Wayne County Coroner’s Office has yet to identify the body.
New Franklin Police say they were contacted by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office at 12:45 a.m. Thursday to search a residence in the 600 block of Turkeyfoot Lake Road for the missing 25-year-old.
Police say when they searched the residence “it appeared a struggle had taken place” inside.
New Franklin police say they have taken a 30-year-old Rittman resident into custody.
Authorities say the man is “being detained awaiting positive identification” of the body.
No further details were available Thursday night.