Man wanted in connection with north Columbus homicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are looking for a man they say is linked to a crime scene where man's body was found in north Columbus last month.

Ian S. Winkler, 28, has charged with tampering with evidence after the death of Allan Beatty on Hiawatha Street on December 8. Winkler allegedly took something(s) from Beatty's home.

Police say Winkler has also been documented making statements that he wants to kill himself and die via "suicide by cop."

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

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