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Woman arrested for allegedly killing 65-year-old man with clothes iron

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Posted at 12:56 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 12:56:03-04

CLEVELAND — A 26-year-old woman in Cleveland was arrested Friday for allegedly killing a 65-year-old man with a clothes iron.

The woman’s name and charges have not been released.

According to Cleveland police, officers responded to the 11400 block of Woodland Avenue for an “unknown trouble” call.

Police found the man’s body when they arrived at the scene.

Authorities say that a preliminary investigation revealed that the woman, who had been staying with the man for “some time,” got into an altercation with the man and then struck him multiple times in the head with a clothes iron.

The man’s name has not been released.

The homicide remains under investigation.