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Circleville woman dies after beating in street

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A 21-year-old central Ohio woman badly beaten during what police called a neighborhood riot has died.

Circleville Police Chief Wayne Gray said Brittany Jeffers died at a hospital early Thursday.

Jeffers was beaten Wednesday afternoon in a neighborhood in Circleville, south of Columbus. Police said 911 calls reported a large number of people fighting in a street.

Officers are working to identify suspects in Jeffers' death.

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