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Retired BGSU professor's death ruled homicide

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After eight long months of suspicion, Bowling Green Police now know, Dawn Glanz's death was a homicide.

The 65 - year - old was found by her husband unresponsive in the bathroom of her home.

"She was deceased when we got there," Major Tony Hetrick, Bowling Green Police, told 13abc.  "There were some suspicious circumstances surrounding it so we contacted the coroner who took over the investigation of the death."

Glanz had an injury to the back of her head that investigators couldn't explain.

The Wood County coroner ruled the cause of death as sharp force injury to the scalp.

"There was no forced entry, it didn't appear that anything was taken so the motive is undetermined," Major Hetrick said.

Glanz spent most of her time in Northwest Ohio.  She was an associate professor at Bowling Green State University.  She retired from the college of art after more than two decades with BGSU.

For now, police will continue to investigate.

Even though several months have passed, detectives are hopeful they'll find out who's responsible.

As for whether Glanz was the victim of someone she knew, police would only say, "I can't comment on any suspects at this time."

If you have any information about Glanz's death call BG police.

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