GREENE COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — The remains of missing Riverside, Ohio woman Cheryl Coker, are believed to have been located in Green County.

Coker, who had been reported missing since October 2018, was found deceased over the weekend near Xenia.


Human bones were found in the 1200 block of on Waynesville Jamestown Road over the weekend. Reports now say, they have been identified as Coker.

Cheryl Coker’s bones were found by a man who was mushroom hunting. He told dispatchers some clothing also was found in the field near the bones.

The clothing was taken as evidence and there was also some other evidence on scene that provided coroner’s investigators with a presumptive identification, prior to that identification being confirmed Monday, reports WHIO.

Search warrants were executed in February 2020 in the Cheryl Coker homicide investigation, Riverside police said a year after Cheryl Coker’s husband Bill Coker was named a suspect in her case.

Bill Coker has not been charged.


Geo quick facts: Greene County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 161,573. Its county seat is Xenia. The county was established on March 24, 1803 and named for General Nathanael Greene, an officer in the Revolutionary War – Wikipedia.