Arrest Made In Homicide That Took Place In Marion

Arrest Made In Homicide That Took Place In Marion

  • 3/12/2018 8:28:32 AM
  • Larry Stine
  • Local News

MARION, OH - An arrest was made over the weekend in a Friday homicide of a woman in Marion.

The Marion Police Department says 35-year-old Mitchell Rankin of 643 Universal Avenue in Marion was arrested and transported to the Multi-County Correctional Facility to await formal charges from the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.

On Friday at 7:50 p.m., Marion Police received a report of a deceased person at 643 Universal Avenue.

After an initial investigation and a preliminary autopsy, it was determined this incident was a homicide.

The deceased is 50-year-old Catherine Cochran of 643 Universal Avenue.

Aiding in the arrest of Rankin were Marion Police, the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Marion County Coroner's Office, Franklin County Coroner's Office and the Marion County Coroner's Office.

The case is still actively being investigated and the Marion Police Department encourages anyone with information in this case to contact detectives at 740-387-2525.

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