VAN WERT, Ohio (WANE) — The Van Wert Police Department announced Thursday a woman’s death has been ruled a homicide after she was found in an apartment late Monday evening.
According to a press release issued by police, just before 10 p.m., officers were called to perform a welfare check at a residence located at Van Wert West Apartments in the 800 block of West Main Street.
When officers went inside they found a woman who was deceased and deemed the circumstance a “suspicious death”. Police released her identity Thursday as 43-year-old Barbara Ganger of Van Wert.
The Lucas County Coroner’s Office determined Ganger’s death was a homicide due to a gunshot wound.
Police said no arrest has been made, and the investigation is ongoing. No further details about any suspect have been provided.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Van Wert City Police Department at 419-238-2462 or Crime Stoppers at 419-238-7867.