Ohio police investigate burned woman found on road


ADAMSVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Sheriff's deputies are looking for people they think may have information about a burned, naked woman found on a rural road in eastern Ohio over the weekend.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said the 29-year-old Canton woman was found at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday by a passing motorist on a road north of Zanesville, about 70 miles east of Columbus.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matthew Lutz said the woman was flown to the Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus with 4th-degree burns over most of her body. She also had been raped.

Lutz said the crime was not random.

Investigators located a crime scene in the woods nearby. A vehicle that may be connected to the crime was found in Canton, about 75 miles north.