Coroner identifies body found on Youngstown’s south side

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Fermin Morales-Diaz

The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office has identified a body as that belonging to 54-year-old Fermin Morales-Diaz. 

Morales-Diaz was found late Thursday on the city’s south side, along East Dewey Avenue. 

According to the Ohio Attorney General’s website, Morales-Diaz was reported missing January 16. 

He was last seen at “The Progress House” at 3025 Market Street in Youngstown, Ohio. 

At this point, detectives do not suspect that foul play was involved, but they’re waiting for results from the autopsy to be sure. 

Investigators determined the identity of Morales-Diaz by his tattoos. 

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