LOCAL NEWS: Man Arrested in Grandparents Murder

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    New details in the double murder of an elderly couple on Cleveland’s west side.

    Police have arrested 29-year-old Anthony King of Parma. King is the grandson of 75-year-old James Riley King and 72-year-old Wava King.

    The bodies James and Wava were found Monday morning in the 3300 block of Virginia Avenue just before 9 a.m. Both suffered from head injuries.

    According to police, the couple’s daughter discovered her mother on the couch bleeding for the head, and immediately called police. Once on scene, officers found the body of James in the basement. EMS pronounced both dead on the scene.

    The couple’s 2004 gray Buick Lesabre’ with a license plate of DUL 1356 was found Monday evening around 8:30 p.m. Parma Police located the vehicle in the 6000 block of State Road in Parma and detained the driver of the vehicle, Anthony.

    He is currently being held in the Division’s Central Prison Unit awaiting charges.


    Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News


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