Ross County Sheriff George Lavender reports that the body of Jeffrey R. Delgado was discovered by a property owner in the 500 block of Baker Road at approximately 4 p.m. Sunday.

Delgado has been missing since Saturday, Sept. 29. He was the suspect in a felonious assault, kidnapping and rape that occurred on Baker Road outside of Chillicothe Saturday.



Lavender said that Delgado’s death appears to be a suicide. The body is in the custody of the Ross County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.