Garfield Heights man pleads not guilty to killing his elderly parents

Dennis and Helen Lucak were found dead in their North Royalton home

Garfield Heights man pleads not guilty to killing his elderly parents
(WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 44-year-old Garfield Heights man pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday to murdering his elderly parents.

Michael Brewer, aka Michael Lucak, was indicted on the charges of aggravated murder, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, theft and tampering with evidence.

North Royalton police said Brewer shot and killed his parents inside their North Royalton home on Nov. 11.

Dennis and Helen Lucak, both 72, were found after a family member and police officer went to check on them.

Dennis was a Protodeacon at Archangel Michael Church in Broadview Heights.

Dennis Lucak
Dennis Lucak (Source: Archangel Michael Orthodox Church)

Brewer is being held on a $5 million bond and will be back in court on Dec. 18.

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