Murder Investigation in Paulding Co; Suspect in Custody

PHOTO: Courtesy of Paulding Co Sheriff's Office

Paulding County, OH (WIMA) -- On Thursday around 12:30pm, Paulding County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to a home on Road 230 in Cecil.

They located a man inside who was dead, identified as 60 year-old Phillip Koenn.

Investigators were able to follow leads and secure an arrest warrant for 32 year-old Michael Loop, of Defiance.

He was taken into custody in Defiance County, and was then booked in the Paulding County Jail on one count of Murder.

Sheriff Jason Landers said in a statement that there could be more people involved in this crime, and that the investigation will continue.

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