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Suspect arrested in killing of Cleveland teen U.S. marshals

Feb 03, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

A South Euclid man faces criminal charges in connection with the killing of Cleveland teen Alianna DeFreeze.

Christopher Whitaker, 44, was arrested about 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Mayfield Heights by the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said at a news conference Thursday night.

Police released his name and photograph as they piece their case together and in the hopes that anyone who has information about Whitaker ’s whereab...