Man charged following girlfriend’s death on I-90 held on $250,000 bond

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - 28-year-old Patrick Carner was arraigned Thursday morning.

He faces multiple charges following the death of his girlfriend.

Vonnashia Akins was found dead on I-90 Monday during evening rush hour.

Carner is charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice.

Carner's attorney tells FOX 8 Akins and Carner were fighting.

According to Carner, Akins tried to get out of the vehicle and fell on I-90.

Police say Carner stopped the vehicle, looked at Akins, then called 911 with false information and drove away.

A judge ordered Carner held on $250,000 bond.

Carner has multiple misdemeanors and 12 felonies on his record, according to the court.

He has also been cited multiple times for failure to appear.

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