Death Investigation Underway

Nimishillen Township, Ohio  An investigation is underway after Stark County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a call about a deceased person found outside of a gas station in Nimishillen Township.

At approximately 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17th deputies were called to the Marathon Gas Station at 5085 Louisville Street northeast after a passerby discovered a body near a storage building.

Upon arrival deputies located the body of 56-year-old Mark Billiter, who had been entered missing from the Glenwood Care and Rehabilitation Center at approximately 11:23 a.m. Monday, April 16th by the Canton Police Department. Billiter suffered from several health conditions including dementia and had been a resident at the rehabilitation facility located at 836 34th Street northwest, Canton.

The Stark County Sheriffs Office continues to investigate in cooperation with the Canton Police Department and the Stark County Coroners Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriffs Office at 330-430-3800.