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Last updated 1:49PM ET
May 20, 2018
WOUB Local News
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Ross County Mega Millions winner comes forward
(WOUB) - The Ross County winner of the 227 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to claim the prize in trust.

Two trustees went to the Ohio Lottery's Cleveland headquarters today.

Deborah Barrington and Ronald Rowland claimed the 75 and a half million dollars on behalf of the Ross County Beneficiary Trust.

The winning ticket was purchased at Shawnee Lanes in Chillicothe.

The winner will receive almost 32 and a half million dollars after federal and state taxes.

The Chillicothe winner was Ohio's fourth Mega Millions winner since May 16th, 2008.

Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot is 35 million dollars.
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