- Associated Press - Friday, January 29, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found buried in the backyard of a Cleveland home.

Officers searching found the body Thursday while searching for a missing person. A cadaver dog located the body in a shallow grave around noon.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man but didn’t immediately release his name or age.

Tests are being conducted to determine the cause of death.

Police didn’t release the name of the missing person they were searching for when they discovered the body. Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia did not say whether the body found in the grave was that of the missing person.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide