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94-year-old woman attacked, killed during home invasion in Cleveland’s Broadway-Slavic Village neighborhood

September 17, 2018

94-year-old woman attacked, killed during home invasion in Cleveland’s Broadway-Slavic Village neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 94-year-old woman died after an attack that happened during a home invasion, police said.

The attack happened about 1:45 a.m. Monday at the woman’s home in the 6200 block of Gertrude Avenue between East 57th Street and East 65th Street.

Police said robbers broke into the home and attacked the 94-year-old woman and a 74-year-old woman inside the home.

The 94-year-old woman was taken to MetroHealth, where she died.

It’s the fourth homicide in Cleveland in a 24-hour span. A man and woman were shot and killed early Sunday while sitting inside a stolen car in Cleveland’s Cudell neighborhood.

A 35-year-old man was also shot to death about 2:30 p.m. Sunday at a rental property he owned in Cleveland’s West Park neighborhood.

No arrests have been made in any of the cases.

There have been 94 homicides in Cleveland in 2018 compared to 85 at this point last year.

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