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.
OLMSTED TWP., Ohio - Police and FBI agents arrested the suspect wanted in the murder of Carl Edward Acoff Jr.
Olmsted Township officers said Andrey Bridges, 36, was taken into custody Saturday at his Parma residence.
On March 27, Acoff was reported missing in Cleveland.
Then on April 17, his half naked body, which was tied to a concrete block, was pulled from a pond on MacKenzie Road near Cook Road.
The suspect in Acoff's death, Bridges, is now locked up in jail. No other information was released.
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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.
Police and FBI agents arrested a suspect wanted in the murder of Carl Edward Acoff Jr.
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.
The man accused of killing Cemia Dove and leaving her body in an Olmsted Township pond appeared in court on Friday.
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 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 have identified the man's body found in a pond and tied to a concrete block and steel pipe on April 17.