NewsLocal NewsCuyahoga County

Actions

East Cleveland police investigating body found in field; foul play suspected

East Cleveland leaders call for police chase policy changes
Posted at 11:06 AM, Dec 06, 2021

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — The East Cleveland Police Department is investigating and seeking the public's assistance after a body was found in a field Monday morning.

Around 9:28 a.m., officers were called to the area of Terrace Road and Hastings Avenue after a report of a body was called in.

Individuals walking their dog in a park area discovered the body in the field and called police.

Officers investigating believe foul play was involved and contacted the detective bureau, which is currently on the scene.

East Cleveland police are asking anyone with information or who may have heard something regarding the incident call police at 216-451-1234.

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.