Cold Claims Life in Jackson County

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the death of an Ava man. He was identified as 41 year-old Ryan Jones, his body was discovered at Roseme Road Monday morning outside of his home. Investigators say a friend dropped him off at home, but it is believed he couldn’t get in and was stuck out in the elements. Wind chills were as cold as ten degrees below zero during Sunday night into Monday morning. An autopsy had been scheduled for Tuesday. The case is still being investigated, but police don’t suspect foul play.

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