By Associated Press - Wednesday, June 17, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A task force in rural southern Ohio has setup an email tipline as it searches for answers after three women turned up dead and three others went missing within the past year.

The Columbus Dispatch reports ( that tipsters can now electronically send information on the cases to the Ross County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say all six cases have happened since May of last year in Chillicothe, south of Columbus. One death was ruled a homicide, another a suicide and the third an overdose that authorities have called suspicious.

The departments have asked the FBI, Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and other departments to join a task force to assist in the investigations.

Tipsters can send information on the cases to


Information from: The Columbus Dispatch,

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