Cleveland police homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the murders of three women this year.
CLEVELAND - Cleveland City Council members Zack Reed, along with workers at the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center and others will meet with east side residents Tuesday night to address safety concerns after a number of homicides and rapes in and around E. 93rd Street.
The meeting is being held at East Prep Woodland Hills Campus, located at 9201 Crane Ave, and is set to begin at 6 p.m.
The discussion comes after a kidnapping on March 30 in the 2900 block of East 116 St. A 20-year-old woman said she was walking to work around 5:30 p.m. when an unknown man grabbed her from behind and dragged her toward an abandoned house.
The attack was stopped when passersby yelled, causing the suspect to flee.
Jazmine Trotter and Christine Malone were both found dead along East 93rd Street recently. Both women had been beaten to death, the medical examiner's office confirmed.
Anyone with information relating to either case is asked to contact detectives in the Homicide Unit or the Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit at 216-623-5630.
The cause of death for Cleveland mother of two Ashley Leszyeski, whose body was found on East 93rd Street, has been determined.
Women who live on Cleveland's east side are expressing their fear about a rash of violence against women that's been happening in their own backyard.
Cleveland police released a sketch in the attempted abduction of a 50-year-old woman earlier this month. It happened not far from the scenes of three unsolved murders.
Cleveland Police Department's fourth district will hold a safety meeting Monday night at 6:30 at Williams Chapel Church.
Members of Cleveland's Mt. Pleasant neighborhood are taking matters into their own hands and announced an auxiliary police station on Thursday.
An 18-year-old woman walking home from baby sitting on Cleveland's west side reports a man grabbed her and tried putting her in his SUV.
Funeral arrangements have been made for the Cleveland woman found dead on the city's east side last week.
Sources tell NewsChannel5 another woman has been attacked on Cleveland's east side. They say it happened just after midnight on Monday near East 116th Street and Continental Avenue.