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Homicide investigation underway in Harrison County

Updated: Saturday, March 29 2014, 08:59 PM EDT

CADIZ, Ohio -Officials have identified two suspects in a homicide investigation at Sally Buffalo Park in Cadiz.

The two suspects are 24-year-old Matthew Dowdle of Hopedale and 33-year-old Eve Irene Kelley of Wintersville.

Both suspects have an extensive criminal background and are still at large. They were last seen in Bridgeport, Ohio.

Dowdle was last seen wearing a multi-colored toboggan and has visible tattoos.

The victim in this incident has been identified as 45-year-old Joseph Strothers.

Officials are not releasing information at this time on how Strothers was killed but revealed that the crime scene spans 300-yards.

Ohio BCI and Cadiz police processed the crime scene. Also assisting in the investigation are the Harrison Count Sheriff's Office and the Bridgeport Police Department.

If you know any information on the whereabouts of Dowdle and Kelley you are urged to call the Cadiz Police Department and you can also call our CRIMEBUSTERS TIPLINE at 1-800-862-BUST.

Homicide investigation underway in Harrison County

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