$5 million bond continued for Andrey Bridges, charged with murder in death of Cemia Dove

CLEVELAND - Andrey Bridges, the man facing multiple charges in the case of a body found in an Olmsted Township pond, appeared in court Thursday morning.

Judge Hollie L. Gallagher has been assigned to the case and his bond which was set at $5 million was continued.

A pretrial has been set for May 21, at 9 a.m.

Bridges claimed that he did not have any money so the courts appointed him a public defender. Attorney Henry Hilow will serve as counsel in the case.

Bridges is charged with aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence, kidnapping and crime against a human corpse in the death of Cemia Dove.

Note: Dove was referred to as Carl Edward Acoff Jr. in past stories, as the body was initially identified as a man. It has since been learned that the victim identifies as a transgendered female, Cemia Dove.

Print this article Back to Top

Comments

Related Stories

Cleveland man accused of killing transgender woman, leaving body in pond writes to NewsChannel5 Cleveland man accused of killing transgender woman, leaving body in pond writes to NewsChannel5

A Cleveland man accused of murdering a transgender woman and dumping the body in an Olmsted Township pond is speaking out to NewsChannel5 from behind bars.

$5 million bond continued for Andrey Bridges, charged with murder in death of Cemia Dove $5 million bond continued for Andrey Bridges, charged with murder in death of Cemia Dove

Andrey Bridges, the man facing multiple charges in the case of a body found in an Olmsted Township pond, appeared in Cleveland Municipal Court Thursday morning.

Man arrested in Olmsted Twp. murder where dead body was found in pond Man arrested in Olmsted Twp. murder where dead body was found in pond

Police and FBI agents arrested a suspect wanted in the murder of Carl Edward Acoff Jr.

Suspect in death of Cleveland transgender woman Cemia Dove indicted for murder, kidnapping Suspect in death of Cleveland transgender woman Cemia Dove indicted for murder, kidnapping

The man accused of killing transgender woman Cemia Dove and leaving her remains in an Olmsted Township pond was indicted on murder and kidnapping charges.

Suspect Suspect's bond set at $5 million in murder of Cleveland transgender woman Cemia Dove

The man accused of killing Cemia Dove and leaving her body in an Olmsted Township pond appeared in court on Friday.

Memorial service for victim found in Olmsted Township pond Cemia Dove Memorial service for victim found in Olmsted Township pond Cemia Dove

A memorial will be held Monday from 5-6 p.m. at the Beyond Identities Community Center in Cleveland for Cemia Dove, whose body was found in an Olmsted Township pond.

Cleveland City Councilman says murder of transgender woman in Olmsted Township is Cleveland City Councilman says murder of transgender woman in Olmsted Township is 'hate crime'

Cleveland City Councilman Joe Cimperman said the murder of a transgender woman whose body was found in a pond should be treated as a hate crime.

Olmsted Township police ID man dead in pond, tied to concrete block/steel pipe as Carl Acoff Jr. Olmsted Township police ID man dead in pond, tied to concrete block/steel pipe as Carl Acoff Jr.

Olmsted Township police have identified the man's body found in a pond and tied to a concrete block and steel pipe on April 17.