Jun 13, 2018

EXPLOSION UPDATE


INVESTIGATORS SAY PEOPLE SCRAPPING FOR METAL LIKELY CAUSED THE HOUSE EXPLOSION IN EAST CLEVELAND SUNDAY THAT KILLED ONE PERSON AND LEFT ANOTHER CRITICALLY INJURED. POLICE SAY A 50-YEAR-OLD MAN SOUGHT IN CONNECTION WITH THE EXPLOSION WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY. ANOTHER 50-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT IN THE SCRAPPING OPERATION IS ALSO IN CUSTODY. CLEVELAND.COM REPORTS THE EXPLOSION KILLED 27-YEAR-OLD TRACEY BROOKS AND INJURED 51-YEAR-OLD CRAIG KELLY. THE EAST CLEVELAND POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS BROOKS, KELLY AND THE TWO 50-YEAR-OLD MEN WERE STEALING METAL FROM THE HOME AND LIKELY CAUSED A NATURAL GAS LEAK. NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED. THE HOME WAS RECENTLY SOLD TO A NEW OWNER WHO WAS PLANNING $10,000 IN RENOVATIONS.

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