Cleveland Police Deputy Chief Edward Tomba was honored as an "Unsung Hero" Wednesday night for his work in at least two very important investigations.
CLEVELAND - The estranged husband of the Cleveland Clinic nurse who was murdered in downtown Cleveland earlier this year has hired a prominent attorney to represent him.
Niki Schwartz confirmed to NewsChannel5 Friday that he is representing Dr. Sanford Sherman, but would not say why he has been retained or whether he expects developments in the case.
The murder of his estranged wife, 53-year-old Aliza Sherman, occurred March 24 near the Galleria at Erieview Mall. Cleveland police released a surveillance image of the person they believe killed the Beachwood woman, but the case remains unsolved.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Sherman was stabbed to death.
Friends said Sherman, who was in the middle of a divorce, was downtown for a meeting with her lawyer on the day of her death.
Cleveland Police Chief McGrath told NewsChannel5 in March that investigators believe Sherman was targeted, and the public is not in immediate danger.
Anyone with information should call the homicide unit at 216-623-5464 or Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463. Tips via text message can be sent by texting "TIP657" to 274637.
Schwartz has been involved in high-profile cases, such as the Cuyahoga County federal corruption probe, representing businessman Steven Pumper.
The daughter of murder victim Aliza Sherman announced Tuesday that the reward for information leading to an arrest is now up to $50,000.
The group Justice for Aliza is hosting free self-defense training for women.
Cleveland Public Safety Director Martin Flask responded to a recent petition about the murder of Aliza Sherman.
An online campaign is pushing for Cleveland officials to do more about safety downtown after a Cleveland Clinic nurse was murdered in March.
Family and friends of Aliza Sherman are holding another rally May 30 to promote awareness of her brutal murder and to ensure safety in downtown Cleveland.
The estranged husband of the Cleveland Clinic nurse who was murdered in downtown Cleveland earlier this year has hired a prominent attorney to represent him.
A community walk for Aliza Sherman, the mother brutally murdered in broad daylight, will take place on Sunday.
The Maple Heights man who spent final moments with Aliza Sherman and called 911 for help has reached out to her family, upset an arrest still hasn't been made in her stabbing death.
A Facebook page "Justice for Aliza Sherman" has been created in hopes it will help lead to information about the person who brutally murdered the Cleveland Clinic nurse downtown.