Woman charged with death of Solon man Tommy Ku

Posted at 2:32 PM, Oct 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-02 14:32:10-04

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 54-year-old man found dead in a Solon home Thursday.

Shirley Eng-Ku, 52, Solon, was charged with aggravated murder and is being held on a $1 million bond.

Eng-Ku lived in a S.O.M. Center Road home with Tommy Ku, 54, where he was found dead Thursday morning. 

Authorities said the man was an apparent victim of physical assault.

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According to neighbors, Ku and a woman who was taken into custody at the scene have rented the home for about a decade.

"They're wonderful tenants," said a neighbor. "They have been here for years and always took care of their obligations." 

Crime scene units from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are assisting Solon police with the investigation.

Police have not defined the relationship between Eng-Ku and Ku.