Stigmatized Properties in Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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  • 3163 W. 112th St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    In the basement of the left side unit of this house, 60 year old Scott Tache murdered his developmentally disabled 36 year old daughter, Samantha, and then hung himself. This occurred in early to mid October.

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  • 1318 E. 124th Pl

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Eight year old Sheila Ann Tuley left her home at 7:50 pm, headed to a local drugstore. She was expected home by 8pm. A convicted pedophile immediately lured her with the promise of a quarter, then tried to sexually assault her. She yelled and fought, so he stabbed her over and over in the back and once in the head. The bloodied girl crawled to a friend’s home and onto the front porch, leaving bloody prints on the window as she tried in vain to get help - but no one was home. Sheila’s father and…

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  • 736 E. 126th St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Sonia Jarrett, age 40, was electrocuted in the bathtub when she handled the antenna of a small tv while bathing.

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  • 3670 W. 130th St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Three armed men went into the Cooley Lounge bar, intending to rob it. Two others were involved - the mastermind was a woman with a grudge who stayed in a car outside with her children. One woman was pistol whipped multiple times in the head for trying to call 911. A female bar employee, Melissa Brinker, was ordered into to the back office and shot in the head. A second robber checked her later and, seeing she was alive, also shot her. She later died.

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  • 1400 W. 25th St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Dr. Alfred Scully, a respected Cleveland physician, had a residence and adjoining medical office in this building for a decade. A fellow physician tenant heard him moaning and found him dead from a pistol whipping and gunshot wounds. Secret romantic relationships were discovered, crushing the mild mannered, unattractive man’s former reputation as a solid, quiet middle aged man. His murder was never solved.

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  • 1339 W. 83rd St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    These crimes occurred starting here, then moved to 5588 W 24th St, Parma, Ohio when Mary and Matthew Barger and their son David, and Matthew’s nieces Helen and Celia moved. The Bargers were caring for Helen and Celia for their divorced military father, who paid them $200 a month. They were said to be somewhat difficult - understandable due to their mother deserting them and having lived their short lives shuttled between orphanages and relatives’ homes. Mary severely abused and tortured the gir…

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    4710 Blythin Rd

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Seized by DEA: This property was listed in the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Registry. Law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.

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    9508 Cardwell Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Seized by DEA: This property was listed in the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Registry. Law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.

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  • 9298 Euclid Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Fire in the original Cleveland Clinic building (main campus). The building is still in use. The fire started in the basement of the hospital, caused by highly flammable nitrocellulose x-ray film that ignited when an exposed light bulb was installed too close to the film. This caused two explosions and highly toxic smoke, which travelled the air ducts to the waiting rooms, exam rooms, and offices above. Some patients and staff died on or next to examining tables. 123 perished, including one of …

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  • 10927 Grantwood Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Shana Gardner's husband, Ramon Carson, fatally stabbed her to death in an upstairs bedroom of their home. Shana had just filed for divorce and got a restraining order.

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  • 12205 Imperial Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Anthony Sowell: The Cleveland Strangler: Neighbors on Imperial Avenue in Cleveland, OH., complained of a foul stench around this clapboard house, the residence of 50-year-old Anthony Sowell. The smell was largely blamed on a nearby sausage factory until October 29, 2009, when a search revealed the bodies of eleven women in the home. Building has been torn down since murder. 10 bodies discovered in the home of serial killer Anthony Sowell, AKA the Cleveland Strangler. Sowell invited a woman he …

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  • 500 Lakeside Ave E.

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Cleveland Public Hall/Auditorium has seen a couple deaths and many injuries through the years. Feb 13, 1934 Horace Neighbors died after falling down an elevator shaft. ) Jul 15, 1935 39 people injured when a railing collapsed 1946 another 4 were injured in a similar accident. May 1, 1977 Metropolitan Opera Singer Betty Stone died when her costume snagged in an old, backstage elevator and her head was crushed.

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    6439 Newland Rd

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Seized by DEA: This property was listed in the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Registry. Law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.

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  • 2025 Ontario St

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Location of an S. S. Kresge department store. Seven died and many more injured when a Forth of July fireworks display was accidentally ignited by a saleswoman holding a sparkler. “The only dangerously obscure aspect of the building was this: although there was a rear exit to the building on the left side of the first-floor staircase, there was no exit whatsoever in the identical-looking area to the right of the staircase. There, instead of an exit, were three windows, blocked with temporary sh…

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  • 880 Parkwood Dr

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Corrupt Cleveland City Councilman William "Rarin' Bill" Potter was missing for 5 days when his badly decayed body was found in Suite 4 of this apartment building. He was soon to testify in court. He was bludgeoned and shot to death on a sofa, likely on February 3rd. A man was tried but acquitted of the murder.

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  • 527 Prospect Ave E.

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Famous world traveler, inventor, and writer of poetry, plays, and nonfiction, blind Dr Harry Chapin was murdered in Room 309 of the Colonial Hotel, now a Residence Inn. He was blinded in a sandstorm and later developed a morphine and cocaine addiction due to pain and/or emotional issues. John Haggerty, his murderer, lured him to the hotel room for a purchase. Dr Chapin was killed by a severe blow to the back of the head.

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    9521 Raymond Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Seized by DEA: This property was listed in the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Registry. Law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.

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    6025 Saint Clair Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    James Baritsch committed suicide in the washroom of this café by shooting himself in the head.

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    16510 Scottsdale Blvd

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Seized by DEA: Unit #400 was listed in the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Registry. Law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.

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  • 17530 Walden Ave

    Cleveland, OH, US

    Tonya Hunter-Lyons was raped and stabbed to death by her abusive husband Maurice Lyons in the garage of this home, in front of her 4 year old son. He then dumped her son on a street corner. Tonya was a social worker who counseled families. Maurice was a felon and had failed to have the electronic monitor placed on his ankle to prevent him from coming near his soon to be ex-wife.

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