Authorities investigating suspicious death in Lincoln Heights

Posted at 3:15 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 15:15:38-04

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ohio — Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead on a Lincoln Heights street early Friday morning, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said 41-year-old Kerwin Heard, of Wyoming, had injured his head and was lying on the south side of Van Buren Street near Douglas Avenue at about 2:06 a.m.

“It is believed that Mr. Heard was either struck by, or fell from a motor vehicle,” the sheriff’s office said in a press release.

The Sheriff’s Traffic Safety Unit and Criminal Investigations Section are investigating.

Anyone with information should call the Traffic Safety Unit or the Criminal Investigations Section at (513) 825-1500 or Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040. Tipsters can remain anonymous.