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Behind Bars: Family Maintains Innocence of Suspect Accused In Cold-Blooded Killing

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COURTESY: EAST CLEVELAND POLICE COURTESY: EAST CLEVELAND POLICE

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EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A suspect has been identified in the East Cleveland ATM murder, but so far no charges.  

The suspect is 26 year old Donnell King.  Police say he turned himself in after surveillance pictures of a botched robbery attempt were plastered everywhere.

According to police, the victim - identified as Terry Fitten - was at the US Bank ATM on Euclid and Forest Hill when he was fatally shot in the chest Wednesday around 7PM.

King has a prior record including escape, receiving stolen property, felonious assault, aggravated robbery with firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.

King was expected to make his first court appearance on the deadly shooting Friday morning but did not. It is unclear when he will appear before a judge at this time.

King's family says he is innocent and he only surrendered to police to clear his name. The family says King has a large, identifying tattoo on his arm that would have shown up on the video. 

They also claim King was at the Lonnie Burton Rec Center playing basketball Wednesday night at the time of the murder - and that there is video from the rec center to prove it.

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