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Man suspected in Northeast Ohio slaying of woman surrenders after lengthy standoff

Associated Press

CLEVELAND: A Cleveland man wanted by authorities in the killing of a 26-year-old woman has been taken into custody following an 8-hour standoff with police.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that 33-year-old Eric D. Norris Jr. surrendered just after 7 p.m. Sunday following a standoff that began around 10:45 a.m. on Gertrude Avenue.

Officers had gone to the neighborhood after receiving information that Norris was in the area and a car matching the description of one they were seeking was spotted.

Norris was being sought in the April 3 shooting death of Diveen Martin. Police issued a warrant for his arrest the next day.


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