A man from Pierce Township was discovered dead, and a homicide investigation is ongoing.

Following the discovery of a man's body in Pierce Township on Monday, police launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the victim's death. Pierce Township officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of State Route 749 after receiving a report of an unresponsive person in the area. According to the police report, the victim was discovered unconscious. Upon their arrival, it was immediately determined that the individual had died prior to their arrival.

According to police statements, agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrived at the scene to assist Pierce Township detectives who were processing the evidence. The Clermont County Coroner determined on Tuesday that the death was the result of a violent act committed against the victim.