Federal Bureau of Investigation to Offer Reward for Tips in Rocky River Reservation Homicides


Cleveland Metroparks Police today announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering a $20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspect(s) in the deaths of Carnell Sledge, 40, and Katherine Brown, 33.

Sledge and Brown were located at approximately 5:22 p.m. on June 4, 2019, in Rocky River Reservation north of the Lorain Road bridge, east of Valley Parkway.

Cleveland Metroparks detective bureau is leading the homicide investigation with support from the FBI, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation as well as the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office.

“We are using all available resources to bring justice for the victims of this tragedy,” said Cleveland Metroparks Police Chief Katherine Dolan.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Cleveland Metroparks Police dedicated tip line at 440-331-5219 or Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County at 216-252-7463. Callers can remain anonymous. 
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Cleveland Metroparks Media Contacts: External Communications Coordinator, Jeffrey Tolman, 216-635-3274Director of Communications, Jacqueline Gerling, 216-635-3338

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