Cleveland police are investigating the murder of a 61-year-old man. Roy Rose Junior was found dead on the bathroom floor in a home at 6609 Madison Avenue just before 8:00 a.m. Thursday.
Officials say Rose appeared to have been shot in the head. EMS and Fire Rescue pronounced Rose dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation reveals that a family member went to the victim's home and saw the back door ajar. After entering the home, the relative Rose deceased in the bathroom.
The suspect is unknown.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the final cause of death.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging: Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).