New details surfacing in case of man and woman found dead in Rocky River Reservation

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A 911 call is shedding new light on a man and woman who were found dead in the Rocky River Reservation.

According to Cleveland Metroparks rangers, they were discovered by two kayakers around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The caller tells dispatchers they saw a man’s body lying next to a park bench and a woman’s body nearby on the bank of the river.

The coroner’s office has identified the victims as 33-year-old Katherine Brown of Fairview Park and 40-year-old Carnell Sledge of North Olmsted.

FOX 8 has learned that Sledge was a part time employee for Applewood Centers, which provides mental and social services to children and families. He also worked as a special education assistant in the Westlake school district from 2013 until 2018, according to a school spokeswoman.

No information has been released about Brown.

It’s unclear how they died.

Cleveland Metroparks is being assisted by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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