Arrest made in man’s stabbing dying in East Cleveland, police say


EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – A person is in custody after a man was found stabbed to death on a street in East Cleveland, police said Sunday.

According to a press release from the East Cleveland Police Department, officers were called to the 13400 block of Euclid Avenue near the intersection with Superior Avenue at 1:50 a.m. They found a man on the street.

Paramedics took the man to the university clinics, where he died, the police said. He suffered a stab wound on his chest.

The man will be identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office once his family is notified.

East Cleveland Police say they have a person in custody in connection with the fatal knife stab. The suspect has not been publicly identified and it is unclear whether charges will have been brought by Sunday morning.

Detectives have asked anyone who has been in the area with information about the knife stab to call him at 216-681-2162.

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