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Woman taken into custody in connection with homicide at East Cleveland auto parts store

Posted at 12:43 PM, Apr 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-16 12:43:05-04

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — The East Cleveland Police Department announced it taken into custody a woman who was wanted in connection with the fatal beating of a 60-year-old by two men at an auto parts store on Wednesday.

According to police, the woman was picked up by detectives Friday morning.

Authorities didn't release details of woman's alleged involvement with the case. News 5 is not naming the woman since charges haven't been announced.

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Auto Zone, 15103 Euclid Ave. The victim, a 60-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene by East Cleveland EMS.

A witness told a News 5 crew at the scene that they saw a man and woman arguing inside the Auto Zone and when two men came into the store, saw the argument, then dragged the man outside and started beating him.

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