Body found in CLE parking lot

Body found in CLE parking lot
East 75th and East 76th crime scene
East 75th and East 76th crime scene

A 58-year-old man's body found on Cleveland's east side Wednesday morning.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Roger Copes.

Copes was found lying in a vacant lot on Chester Avenue between East 75th and East 76th around 8 a.m.

Homicide detectives and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner responded to the scene.

At this time, the death appears suspicious.

Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers at 216.25.CRIME or at www.25crime.com.

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