Body found in Dayton home confirmed as missing Mansfield man

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The couple is believed to have been traveling to Columbus and Dayton

A body was recovered Friday night at a Dayton home in connection with the case of a missing Mansfield couple, police say.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A body was recovered Friday night at a Dayton home in connection with the case of a missing Mansfield couple, police say.

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The Montgomery County Coroner confirms the identity of the remains to be of 28-year-old Todd A. Burkhart.

Burkhart and his girlfriend Kyla Hayton, 20, were reported missing on November 18 by her family.

The couple was believed to have been traveling to Columbus and Dayton. Their vehicle was found abandoned on Wednesday with no evidence to indicate where they may have gone.

Our partners at WJW report that a tip call to check for a phone at an abandoned house in the 1100 block of Wildwood Avenue led Dayton Police to the scene.

Dayton homicide detectives arrived at the home around 5:40 p.m. and cleared out around 9 p.m.

Kyla’s whereabouts are still unknown at this time.

Check back here for updates as they become available.

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