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Police looking for suspect in carjacking that killed mother of 2 outside Cleveland church

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Posted at 11:36 AM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 11:36:40-05

Authorities have identified one suspect wanted for allegedly running over and killing a 33-year-old woman while trying to steal her car outside the Archwood United Church of Christ in Cleveland on Nov. 15.

Michael “Tyvon” Preston, 23, is wanted by the United States Marshals Service and Cleveland police for aggravated murder.

Preston is charged for killing Lesley DeJesus, who was volunteering at the church with her kids and their father when Preston and another suspect tried to steal their car, authorities said.

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Preston is described by officials as a black male, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and 160 pounds in weight. His last known address is in the 9700 block of Newton Avenue in Cleveland.

Anyone with information on Preston or his whereabouts is asked to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.