Pike County Sheriff identified Shane Walls as the dead body found by mushroom hunters on Monday. At the moment, Shane Walls cause of death is pending toxicology.
Shane Nathaniel Walls, a white male, was listed as six feet tall, weighing 145 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Walls’ address was listed as Leeth Creek Road, Waverly. Walls’ parents also stated that Shane lived with them on Colvin Road, Waverly.
Shane Walls missing: How Shane Walls death happened
Shane Walls, 36, of Waverly was reported missing Feb 19. Last seen in December.
Monday, April 22 2019, a call came into Pike County Sheriff’s dispatch center shortly before 3 p.m., after a body was discovered by three mushroom hunters.
Deputies, detectives, and the Sheriff immediately responded to the scene and secured the area.
Once on scene, the Sheriff’s office found a large bag containing decomposed remains just a few yards off the roadway; the county coroner arrived on scene and confirmed the remains to be human.
Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said the remains were found at around 2:30 p.m. in the area of Buchanan Road and Trego Road, which is west of Waverly.
The Sheriff requested the assistance of Ohio BCI to process and collect evidence from the scene.
Pike County Sheriff, Charles S. Reader reports that his office is now conducting a homicide investigation near Buchanan Road and Trego Road in Pike County.
The body will be transported by the Pike County Coroner to Montgomery County for an autopsy. The Sheriff and his investigators will attend the autopsy in Montgomery County when it is conducted this week.
The Sheriff has asked anyone who has any information on Walls death to please contact police at 740-947-2111
May his soul rest in perfect peace.