Second man pleads responsible in Euclid taking pictures that killed East Cleveland lady – Information-Herald

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The second suspect rolled into one October 2020 Euclid’s murder case has pleaded guilty.

Daylonta Jones, 21, of Cleveland pleaded guilty to the death of Shalaymiah Moore on October 2.

East Cleveland, 34, Moore was shot in the back in an attempted robbery in the area of ​​Lake Shore Boulevard and East 204th Street, according to Euclid police records. Moore died in the Medical Center at University Hospital in Cleveland, according to records from the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Office.

Jones pleaded guilty to first degree negligent homicide, first degree aggravated robbery, and second degree aggravated assault.

His August 24th amendment comes days after his co-defendant, 22-year-old Curtis Gatherright from Cleveland pleaded guilty to unclassified crime, aggravated murder, first degree crimes, aggravated robbery and second degree crimes, criminal assault.

Both men are due to be tried on September 21 by Cuyahoga County’s Common Pleas Court judge David T. Matia.

According to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, Gatheright and Jones discovered Moore, who was sitting in their vehicle with a friend. They got out of her vehicle and approached her car to rob her. Shots were fired when Moore attempted to drive away and she was hit once in the back when she crashed into a parked truck nearby. Gatheright and Jones returned to their vehicle and drove off.

Gatheright was arrested on October 5 and Jones on October 6, following an investigation by the Euclid Police Department.

“This senseless murder is just another example of the wave of gun violence rising in our county,” Cuyahoga County Attorney Michael C. O’Malley said in a statement following the Gatheright’s guilty plea. “This sacrifice has been a wonderful mother, daughter and friend to many in our community.”