Murder suspect charged with beating elderly woman to death on Cleveland’s West Side

Murder suspect charged with beating elderly woman to death on Cleveland’s West Side
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Anthony Coughlin, 48, was arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly beat a 70-year-old Cleveland woman to death last week.

According to Cleveland Police, officers responded to the 1300 block of West 93rd Street on Aug. 15 after neighbors complained of a strong odor.

Police entered the residence, found the elderly woman and called in detectives and a coroner.

The Cleveland Police Homicide Unit observed the woman had potentially died from blunt force trauma to the head.

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