COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus police have arrested a suspect of a homicide that occurred on Cleveland Ave. Dec. 18.
At around 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 18, medics were dispatched to the 5100 block of Cleveland Ave. on reports of an unconscious person. Medics called police after noticing that the victim, 31-year-old Fatu Bangura, had suffered some type of trauma.
The victim was transported to Riverside Hospital in critical condition. After receiving life-saving medical treatment, Bangura was pronounced dead at 9:00 p.m.
Police arrested suspect, 41-year old Sheku Morleh, on Dec. 21.
This is the 193rd homicide in Columbus in 2021.
Anyone with information on the incident can contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.