Concerned Columbus family learns 63-year-old relative was murdered in his home

COLUMBUS, OH – The family of 63-year-old Randy Gwirtz was concerned about his well-being, so the called the police department to conduct a welfare check. What police found was a shock to everyone.

On June 7, 2021, at 12:17pm, Columbus Police Officers were called to the 1400 block of Fahlander Dr. S. on a well-being check. Family members became concerned when they were unable to contact 63-year-old Randy Gwirtz.

Gwirtz was found unresponsive inside his home & was pronounced deceased at 12:58pm. The Franklin Co. Coroner’s Office ruled that Gwirtz died as the result of a homicide and detectives are investigating. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact CPD’s Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or ajohnson@columbuspolice.org or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).

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