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Open Investigations

The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation provides databases where local law enforcement can share details and photos related to open investigations and solicit tips from the public.  Missing persons, unsolved homicides, and unidentified remains can be submitted for inclusion.  By including these open investigations in BCI’s databases, local law enforcement can bring widespread visibility to the case, increasing the likelihood that tips can help resolve the investigation or solve a cold case.  The online databases also allow local law enforcement to compare details of investigations in their jurisdiction with investigations elsewhere, helping to identify linked cases.

Recent Missing Persons

Summer Belcher: Endangered runaway

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Missing from: Cleveland, Ohio
Missing since: 10/26/2020
Missing age: 17
Current age: 17
Contact Cleveland Police Department
at (216) 623-5262.
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Harmony Bender: Endangered runaway

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Missing from: Van Wert, Ohio
Missing since: 10/26/2020
Missing age: 16
Current age: 16
Contact Van Wert Police Department
at (419) 238-2462.
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Featured Unsolved Homicides

Quamontre Dixon

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Incident date: 3/11/2019
Case number: 3272

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Joshua Howard

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Incident date: 12/26/2016
Case number: 3271

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Featured Unidentified Remains

John Doe, #3139

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Cleveland, Ohio
Incident date: 12/23/1968 - 12/24/1968 (Approximate)
Case number: 3139

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John Doe, #3138

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Cleveland, Ohio
Incident date: 3/23/1969 - 3/24/1969 (Approximate)
Case number: 3138

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