Skeletal remains found buried at Cleveland home; 20-year-old man arrested


Skeletal remains found on E 147th Street in Cleveland

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police released more details Saturday morning about a body found on E 147th Street at around 8 p.m. on Friday.

Police said they received a call from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office regarding a body buried at a Cleveland address.

When officers responded to the scene, they located skeletal remains buried under mulch and debris.

The homicide unit and Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene to investigate.

Members of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office informed police they arrested Devontey Gaines Brown, 20, for felonious assault and domestic violence, with his mother being the victim. He and his mother were in Michigan visiting family members.

Gaines Brown is said to live at the E 147th Street address.

The remains have not yet been positively identified.

Stay with FOX 8 News and for updates.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral