Tag Archive: Deanna Ballman

Doctor Indicted in Murder of Deanna Ballman

Ali Salim, 44, a New Albany, Ohio ER physician who previously worked at Knox County Hospital was indicted in the murder of Deanna Ballman and her unborn child by a Delaware County grand jury.  He was arrested at his home yesterday without incident.  I wrote about Deanna’s case last August when she went missing. Deanna disappeared on July 31.  She told her mother that she was going to clean a house in New Albany.  She…
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Craigslist Connection?

Deanna Ballman was found last week in her car, and an autopsy revealed her death to be by undetermined causes.  A Columbus doctor has been interviewed and items taken from his home, but the mystery surrounding Deanna’s death has yet to be solved.  I am still on the fence with regards to what happened, and do not want to be one who is pointing accusatory fingers at anyone until all of the facts are in….
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Missing Woman Found Dead After Answering Craigslist Ad

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office said that they found a body matching the description of a missing pregnant woman this morning.  Deanna Ballman of Pataskala, Ohio was reported missing yesterday after she did not return home. Information is really sparse right now regarding specifics as to who she was to be meeting.  She was said to have “answered an ad on Craigslist” and did not return home.  Her car was found along the 12000 block…
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