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Female’s body discovered behind East Side Cleveland church

September 18, 2018

Female’s body discovered behind East Side Cleveland church

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police are investigating after a female’s body was found by a maintenance worker behind a church in the North Broadway neighborhood.

Police say the unidentified female had suffered head trauma.

The maintenance worker found the body after receiving complaints of an odor, according to police. The body was under some stairs in the backyard of the building on the 5900 block of Engel Avenue.

No arrests have been made and police have no information on possible suspects.

Police say the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office is assisting with the investigation and will work to identify the victim and determine the cause of death.

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