Police investigating after 94-year-old woman found dead outside Sagamore Hills Assisted Living Center


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SAGAMORE HILLS, Ohio- Police tell FOX 8 News that detectives are investigating after a 94-year-old woman was found dead around 7:30 Monday morning outside of Elmcroft of Sagamore Hills on West Aurora Road.

The woman, identified by the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office as Martha Jendrix of Broadview Heights, was a resident at the facility.

Greg Kaminski, executive director of Elmcroft of Sagamore Hills, released a statement that says, “Elmcroft is cooperating with local law enforcement and the coroner to determine the circumstances surrounding the resident’s death.

This is an ongoing investigation and out of respect for the family and their right to privacy, as well as the resident’s rights, Elmcroft cannot provide any more additional information at this time.

Elmcroft and its caregivers would like to take this opportunity to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family.”

Along with police, the Summit County Coroner’s Office is also investigating.

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