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Body found along road in Stark County: What authorities are saying

Anybody with information is asked to call the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800.
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EAST CANTON, Ohio — An investigation is underway in Stark County after a body was found along Hardington Avenue near 12th Street NE in East Canton on Tuesday night.

The Stark County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene at 8:58 p.m. after a passerby called to report the body, which deputies located upon their arrival.

Authorities are only describing the body as that of a male. The person's name and age have not been released.

Anybody with information on the situation is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800 or the Anonymous Crime Tip Line at 330-451-3937.

The Stark County Coroner’s Office and Canton Township Fire Department also assisted at the scene on Tuesday night. 

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