Police: 94-year-old man murdered in Cleveland home, suspect arrested


CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police have been an arrest in the murder of a 94-year-old man in his home.

According to police, officers were called to a home on Plymouth Avenue around 1:20 p.m. last Wednesday to conduct a wellness check after the resident’s family had been unable to reach him.

When police and EMS entered the home they found the 94-year-old down. He had suffered blunt force trauma to his head and body.

Police say the victim had preexisting medical conditions and used a wheelchair.

His death has been ruled a homicide. On Saturday, Cleveland police arrested Michael Dudas for the crime. Dudas is expected to be court later today.

Anyone with information regarding this situation is asked to call investigators at (216) 623-5464. Anonymous tips can also be given to Crimestoppers at 216-25-CRIME. 

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