Name of Victim Found in Closet Released

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(Elbur Manor Apartments on Detroit Road)

(Elbur Manor Apartments on Detroit Road)

(Elbur Manor Apartments on Detroit Road)

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — The name of the woman whose body was found in her closet last week after she was reported missing has been released.

On Monday, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the victim is Pamela Jo Friedl, 55.

She lived in the 13500 block of Detroit Avenue in the Elbur Manor Apartments.

Johnny L. Johnson, 56, of West 117th Street, was charged in the case with aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence.

Police arrested him in Maple Heights Thursday.  He was being held in the Lakewood City Jail on no bond pending an arraignment.

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