Lorain: Police investigate 'disturbing' murder, suspect arrested

6:28 PM, Aug 11, 2012   |    comments
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LORAIN -- Police are investigating the death of a woman reported missing by her parents on July 12.

Her body in a Tower Boulevard apartment on Wednesday afternoon about 3:30 p.m.

The Lorain County coroner confirms that her body was found in a large plastic container.

She was identified as Catherine Hoholski, 26. Police say her boyfriend, Albert Fine, 30, of Lorain, is a suspect in her murder and a murder warrant has been issued for him.

Late Thursday, Lorain police tell WKYC that an arrest has been made about 7:30 p.m. in Lexington Kentucky by the Lorain police and the U.S. Marshals from Ohio and Kentucky.

The suspect may be in court in Kentucky as early as Friday morning on murder charges.

Police told WKYC that Fine may be with a woman named Merry Bennett, aka Merry Rivera, and police would like to speak with her as she is not facing any charges.

Lorain County Coroner Stephen Evans has confirmed Hoholski's death and is conducting an autopsy to determine the manner of her death.

Police investigating the murder say it is "disturbing."

There ia a $5,000 reward being offered for information that leads to a conviction.

Sunday at 8 p.m., a candle light vigil will held for Catherine at Veterans Park in Lorain.


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