CLEVELAND - Angel Bradley-Crockett was dumped along the side of Interstate 90, after being strangled and beaten and now, police are investigating suspects.
Cleveland police also found Angel’s missing Dodge Aspen around midnight at East 66th and Charter.
Police Chief Michael McGrath said police are looking at two suspects and even spoke on Wednesday about a possible motive.
"It wouldn't surprise me if it's domestic violence, which we try to focus on prevention of, but it wouldn't surprise me if this is a domestic violence situation,” McGrath said.
McGrath also talked to NewsChannel5 about the two officers who passed Angel’s body Monday on I-90, thinking it was a deer until more 911 were made.
“It was a mistake and they are remorseful there was no intent to keep going... I ordered an investigation, but they mistook it as a deer,” McGrath said. "The men and women of this police department work hard and sometimes can make mistakes and we investigate and if we can correct them, we will.”
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Bradley-Crockett was never reported missing, but her family is concerned police did not do enough when calls came in about a body on the side of the highway.
The Cuyahoga County coroner said the 26-year-old was strangled and beaten before being dumped along the busy highway.
The Angel Bradley-Crockett benevolent fund has been set up to help her family and three children with funeral expenses. Donations can be made at Key Bank locations.
Interactive Audio Timeline of Events
BLUE = 911 CALL
RED = POLICE RADIO TRAFFIC
GREEN = DISPATCHER PHONE CALL
|4:30:46 a.m.||First call to 9-1-1 about body|
|4:35:18 a.m.||Unit A31 dispatched to scene|
|4:50:55 a.m.||Unit A31 advises deer in roadway, clears scene|
|4:54:15 a.m.||Dispatcher calls ODOT about deer in roadway|
|5:34:51 a.m.||Second 911 call about body in road|
|5:39:17 a.m.||Dispatcher calls PD supervisor to close call|
|5:49:07 a.m.||Third call to 9-1-1 about body|
|6:10:56 a.m.||Fourth call to 9-1-1 about body|
|6:13:44 a.m.||9-1-1 dispatcher calls for EMS|
|6:13:56 a.m.||Call dispatched to police again|
|6:17:44 a.m.||Dispatcher confirms location with unit A31|
|6:19:41 a.m.||ODOT worker tells dispatcher the deer is a woman|
|6:25:06 a.m.||Unit on scene calls for more officers, incl. unit A31|
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