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Body found in Oak Openings on Saturday

MetroParks Toledo says the body was found in the woods near Wilkins and Monclova roads.
Credit: WTOL

LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio — Investigators were called to Oak Openings on Saturday after a body was found at the western Lucas County Metropark.

MetroParks Toledo says that a body has been found near Wilkins and Monclova Roads by a MetroParks Toledo park ranger who was on patrol.

The body was found in the woods and a gun was found at the scene. 

On Monday, the Sylvania Police Division identified the body as one of their own. Officer Michael A. Shaw, 43, served in the Sylvania force for over 19 years. 

Prior to his time in Sylvania, Shaw served for two years in Findlay.

The release from the police division read, in part:

"Officer Shaw was a highly respected officer and a friend to all who knew him. His family is currently making funeral arrangements and ask for privacy during this difficult time."

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