Deputies investigate Morgan Township death


Deceased identified as Bidwell resident

Staff Report



MORGAN TOWNSHIP — After being called to a Morgan Township residence Wednesday, the Gallia Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of Bidwell resident, Cecil Yost, 43.

“Deputies were originally dispatched to the residence on a reported disturbance call,” said Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin. “Upon the arrival of officers to the scene, the body of Mr. Yost was discovered. Investigators from the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office are continuing this investigation with the assistance of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.”

According to a news release, Gallia County 911 Center received the disturbance call at 8:26 p.m. Wednesday. Reportedly, several individuals were discovered along with the deceased’s body.

Deceased identified as Bidwell resident

Staff Report