Update: Authorities release identifies of two found dead inside home

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RUTLAND, Ohio (WTAP) - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood says the two individuals found dead on New Lima Road outside of Rutland Tuesday have been identified.

They were 55-year-old Donald Icenhower and 54-year-old Julie Zielinski. A preliminary autopsy report from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office says there are no traumatic injuries to either of them.

The toxicology report is expected within eight weeks. The investigation is still ongoing.


Meigs County authorities are investigating the deaths of two people found dead inside a residence near the community of Rutland Tuesday afternoon.

Sheriff Keith Wood says deputies found the bodies at the home on New Lima Road after a family member called authorities requesting a welfare check.

Details about the deaths have been released, but Wood says local authorities have obtained a search warrant and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is helping process evidence collected at the scene.

The Meigs County prosecuting attorney and coroner's office were at the home.

The Rutland Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the scene.