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 - Police released new video in the murder of a Cleveland Clinic nurse who was brutally attacked in downtown Cleveland.
Officers said Aliza Sherman, 53, of Beachwood was stabbed on East 12th Street near the Galleria at Erieview Mall on March 24. The 10-second clip shows a person of interest running in the area of East 13th Street and Hamilton Avenue after the stabbing, Cleveland police said. (Mobile users can watch here: http://bit.ly/10uI7wM )
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Sherman was stabbed 11 times in her head, neck, back and right arm. Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath said the murder was targeted and no one else was in danger.
Police have yet to release any description of a suspect. General manager of the Galleria Dave Clark said the mall's cameras recorded the attack and the video was turned over to police.
According to court documents, Sherman was in the middle of divorce proceedings. Friends said the mother of four was meeting with her lawyer downtown on the day of her death.
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.
Between family, friends and Crime Stoppers there is about $25,000 in reward money for information.
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.