Cleveland police continue to investigate several cold case homicides stemming from spring 2013.
CLEVELAND - As the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner works to identify a decomposed woman's body found on the east side of Cleveland, the family of a missing mother waits to hear if it's their loved one.
On Wednesday, the family of Ashley Leszyeski provided the office with her DNA. The 22-year-old has been missing since May 3 only blocks from where a body was found Tuesday on Anderson Avenue off of East 93rd Street.
All Cleveland police could confirm on Wednesday was that the body is a white female.
Leszyeski's family said Ashley was in the East 93rd Street/ Heath area doing an errand the last time she was seen. Since then, no one has seen or heard from the young mother of two.
"Are we going to plan a funeral or plan a search party?" said Ashley's sister-in-law Laura. "That's where we are at right now."
Authorities said it could take a few days before a positive identification on the body is made. DNA and dental records will be used to make the determination.
Cleveland police homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the murders of three women this year.