Poster of Donna Melhorn

Donna Melhorn

Donna Melhorn
  • Case number: 3299
  • Incident location: 4786 Manchester Road
    New Franklin, Ohio - Summit County
  • Incident date: 9/6/2019
  • Homicide date: 9/6/2019
  • Date of birth: 4/7/1932
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 4'10"
  • Weight: 112
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Hazel
  • Law enforcement agency: New Franklin Police Department


Donna Melhorn was a recluse for the majority of her life. On 09/06/2019, a request to check on the welfare of Donna was made to our agency. While conducting the check at her residence, Donna was discovered deceased in a bedroom at her home. There were obvious signs of foul play throughout the home. The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the cause of death as unspecified homicidal violence.


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