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Vigil: Home invasion victim remembered as cops search for suspects

Another community rallied Friday night for a man killed in his own bed.

There was a large turnout to remember Jeff Mechling.

He was killed in his Walton Avenue home in Cleveland Tuesday night.

Mechling's girlfriend says a masked man wearing a puffy winter jacket crawled in the window just before 9AM Tuesday morning, and shot then stabbed Mechling to death. 

The suspect also only stole a small amount of property, so police don't believe the motive was robbery.

Police also say they believe Mechling knew his killer.

Mechling's family is begging people, if you know anything to call Crime Stoppers.

That number is 216-25-CRIME or 216-252-7463.

 

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