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Woman accused of attacking and killing husband in Cleveland

August 2, 2018

Woman accused of attacking and killing husband in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio— A woman is arrested on suspicion of attacking and killing her husband, police said.

The 38-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felonious assault and domestic violence, before the man died, according to police.

No formal charges have been filed in the case.

Her husband, Alfred Sharp, 56, died later in the day, according to police and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.

The woman and Sharp married on March 28, 2014, according to probate court records.

The woman is accused of attacking Sharp about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday at their home on East 89th Street in the city’s Fairfax neighborhood. 

Officers found Sharp on the ground with head trauma, police said. Sharp was taken to University Hospitals, where he died about seven hours later, police said.

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