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527 Prospect Avenue East
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This listing contains user-submitted reports documenting historically significant events and personal experiences at 527 Prospect Avenue East, Cleveland, OH, US, including reports of criminal activity, homicides, deaths, famous residents, and alleged paranormal occurrences. If you have more information about this address, let us know.
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.