According to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office, Leroy Johnston, 74, died from a gunshot wound to the head. He was found on the ground in the vicinity of Royalview picnic area in the Cleveland Metroparks Mills Stream Run Reservation.
A spokesperson with Cleveland Metroparks says the man was found in a remote area of the park in Strongsville.
It is not known if any arrests have been made.
We contacted the Metroparks repeatedly for information about the case. A spokesperson finally released a brief statement:
“This is an open investigation,” said Jacqueline Gerling, Director of Communications for Cleveland Metroparks. “I have no further information to provide at this time.”