Police identify teen found dead in car; death investigated as homicide

Posted at 4:02 PM, Sep 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-07 16:02:56-04

CINCINNATI -- Police identified the body found in a car outside a Madisonville apartment building last week as a 17-year-old, officers announced Wednesday.

Richard Mebane's death was being investigated as a homicide, police said.

Mebane's body was found in a black Dodge Magnum that had been parked for a week or longer in the 5000 block of Madison Road, near the Oakley Meadows Apartments.


Residents discovered the body because of the smell.

Detectives previously said the man did not die of an overdose and he did not live in those apartments.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Section at (513) 352-3542 or Crime Stoppers (513) at 352-3040.