Paulding County murder suspect found dead

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The man police were searching for in connection to 21-year-old Hannah Fischer’s murder was found dead in a cemetery Tuesday night.

Lucas County (Ohio) Coroner’s Office identified the body as 47-year-old Frank H. Tracy, Jr., of Paulding, Ohio. The cause of death was a gunshot to the head and is being investigated as a homicide.

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Tracy was the lead suspect in Fischer’s murder. She was dating Tracy when she was found dead inside an apartment at 119 W. Petty St., Paulding, Ohio, on Feb. 8.

Tracy’s body was found covered with a blanket in a corner of Rochester Cemetery in Cecil, Ohio.

Officials believe the body had been there for several weeks before it was found.

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