Man's Death in March Ruled Homicide, Columbus's 200th of 2021


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--The investigation into a man's death in Columbus from back in March has led to the determination that it was a homicide, marking 200 homicides in Columbus in 2021.

CPD says officers responded to a home along Rose View Drive, on the southeast side, on March 10th, on a report of a disturbance. 60-year-old Bobby Nesbitt was found unresponsive, and taken to grant Medical Center, where he later died.

Investigators say Nesbitt stabbed a family member with a pair of scissors, and was restrained by a family member, when he became unresponsive.

The family member involved in the incident remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The homicide determination came from the Franklin County Coroner's Office, and the case is being forwarded to the county Prosecutor for review.


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