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Man charged with murder for 28-year-old woman found dead in East Cleveland park

East Cleveland Police generic
Posted at 5:08 PM, Dec 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 17:08:13-05

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — East Cleveland police announced Wednesday that an arrest has been made in connection with the body of a woman found on a sidewalk in a park on Monday.

The suspect has been charged with murder, according to police.

On Monday, police responded to an area near Terrace Road and Hastings Avenue for a body that had been found by individuals walking their dog.

The body was later identified as Kalyn K. Moore, a 28-year-old woman from East Cleveland, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office. Her cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death a homicide.

"We can only give our condolences to the Moore family. We hope to bring her family justice," East Cleveland police wrote in a Facebook post.

Court information for the suspect wasn't immediately available from East Cleveland Municipal Court.

The matter remains under investigation.

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