Federal marshals arrest 2 suspects in slaying of Cleveland girl


CLEVELAND, Ohio – Two suspects related to the wanted September shoots death a woman in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood were taken into custody by federal agents Tuesday.

Jannie Pace, 26, was arrested by members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force from a residence on the 12400 block of Guardian Avenue on Cleveland’s West Side. Toriano Williams, 28, was arrested at 3100 Block on East 135th Street.

According to federal authorities, Pace and Williams are suspects in the death of Porscha Woods (33).

The shooting took place on September 23 at 5:20 a.m. on East 140th Street north of Union Avenue. Police said Woods had an argument with another woman earlier that night. She called 911 and said that police had threatened her with a gun.

She told 911 dispatchers that three people pulled a gun at her earlier that night and that they were standing at her door.

The dispatcher wrote in notes that disputes could be heard in the background, followed by loud noises. The line was then disconnected, according to police reports.

The officers arrived and found that Woods’s apartment door had kicked in and Woods had died from a shot in the head.

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