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Arrest made in connection with 5-year-old boy's death

Posted August 11th, 2014 @ 12:16pm by Mike Meszaros

(Cleveland) - Cleveland Police report an arrest has been made in the hit skip death of 5-year-old Israel Thornton. A Crimestoppers tip has helped investigators lead to an arrest. 

Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has indicted Jerome Lee on charges of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide and Felony Hit Skip. 

Thornton was struck on October 25, 2013 at West 47th Street and Denison Avenue. 

Lee is currently being held in County jail in connection with unrelated crimes.

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