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Ohio AG takes over Castalia teen’s death investigation

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Did a Castalia teen kill himself, or was he the victim of murder? It's a question now in the hands of the Ohio attorney general's office.

An initial autopsy determined Jacob Limberios' death last year was suicide, but his family is fighting the ruling.

Now the attorney general has been asked to take on the case.

"We're kind of coming in late," says Attorney General Mike DeWine. "But what we will do and are in the process of doing is getting all of the evidence that's been gathered so far. Then we will begin to put together our own evidence. Our whole goal here is to find out what the truth is. It's a tragedy, a horrible tragedy. Did this young man take his own life or is there a homicide? did somebody else do it?"

DeWine says, even though the family pleaded for his office to get involved earlier, by law it couldn't until the judge, prosecuting attorney or police made the request.

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