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Suspect in carjacking that killed mother of 2 outside Cleveland church turns himself in

Posted: 10:31 AM, Nov 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-27 14:43:51-05
Suspect in carjacking that killed mother of 2 outside Cleveland church turns himself in

One suspect wanted for allegedly running over and killing a 33-year-old woman while trying to steal her car outside the Archwood United Church of Christ in Cleveland on Nov. 15 surrendered to police at Cuyahoga County Jail Tuesday morning.

Michael “Tyvon” Preston, 23, was wanted by the United States Marshals Service and Cleveland police for aggravated murder. He surrendered to authorities Tuesday morning and is now in police custody, according to a US Marshals Service official.

Preston is charged for killing Lesley DeJesus, who was volunteering at the church with her kids and their father when Preston and another suspect tried to steal their car, authorities said.

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