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Warrant issued for man charged with aggravated murder of Cleveland Hts woman found in garbage can

Posted at 9:22 AM, Mar 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-29 19:21:52-04

Cleveland Heights police have issued a warrant for a man charged with the death of a missing Cleveland Heights woman who was found dead inside a garbage can on March 22.

Police issued a warrant for Yaphet Bradley, 35, of Cleveland, who is at large and wanted by authorities for aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.

Miriam Johnson, 31, was reported missing on March 7. She was last seen by her family on Feb. 26, according to the police report.

A second suspect, Calvin Young, 24, was arrested Wednesday for his involvement in the murder of Johnson. He's charged with tampering with evidence, obstructing official business and abuse of a corpse. Young is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Thursday afternoon.

Bradley, who was last week's Fugitive of the Week, is still at large and wanted by authorities. Anyone with information on Bradley's whereabouts is encouraged to call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED.