DNA Leads To Arrest In 1987 Strangulation Of Teen Who Was Preparing To Be Maid Of Honor In Sister’s Wedding

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More than three decades after a music-loving Ohio teen was strangled to death, a man has been arrested and charged in connection with her horrific murder. Barbara “Barbie” Blatnik, 17, was found dead in a wooded area of Cuyahoga Falls on Dec. 20, 1987, the Cuyahoga Falls Police department noted in a Wednesday press release provided to Oxygen.com. Her naked body was found not far from the road. She had been raped and strangled.

Cincinnati Police arrest man connected to 2 double homicides

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The man charged in the killings of four people Friday – including two women – is a convicted drug trafficker whose adult criminal history dates back to the mid-1990s, according to court records.

Alto Miles, 42, was arrested Sunday in connection with the killings of William Bowen III, Michael Eves, Bridgett Carter and Tasia Mason. The killings happened in Avondale and North Avondale.

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Dismembered burning body found in Cleveland is missing head, hands and feet, sources say

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The burning body firefighters discovered Wednesday in a secluded field near train tracks in the city’s Collinwood neighborhood was missing its head, hands and feet, according to three law-enforcement sources.

Cleveland police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia would not say what body parts were missing. The dismembered body was burned to such a degree that investigators cannot identify its gender, Ciaccia said.

Ohio woman’s plea for protection order rejected days before her slaying

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A 22-year-old Ohio woman whose body was found Tuesday in a wooded area was denied a civil protection order the previous week against her estranged husband, who is accused of killing her.

Alec Blair, 21, was arrested Tuesday and charged in the murder of his wife, Gaberien “Gabe” Clevenger. He remains in the Richland County Jail.