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Posted on: June 20, 2023

Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation

Sidney Police 1820

On Saturday, June 17, 2023, at approximately 2:24 a.m. Emergency Medical Services were summoned to 1023 N. Main Ave, Sidney in regard to a child not breathing. Upon arrival of law enforcement a 3 year old boy was discovered recently deceased.  Emergency treatment was administered and the child was transported to Wilson Health Hospital where the child was officially pronounced deceased.  The child’s body was transferred to Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.   

Sidney detectives responded to investigate the incident and to process the residence for evidence. The investigation along with the autopsy revealed facts that the child’s death was a result of multiple injuries both internal and external.  As a result a Seth R. Mahoney, age 21, who resides at 1023 N Main Ave, was charged with two counts of Murder as a result of the child’s death.   

Mahoney was arrested and placed in the Shelby County Jail.  This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sidney Police department at 937-498-2351 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).

Capt. J A Tangeman

Sidney P. D.

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