Man indicted in death of off duty Cleveland firefighter - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man indicted in death of off duty Cleveland firefighter

Theodore J. Wright Jr. (Source: Cleveland Fire Department) Theodore J. Wright Jr. (Source: Cleveland Fire Department)

A Cleveland man has been indicted with aggravated murder for the death of off-duty firefighter Theodore J. Wright.

According to a spokesperson from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office, 20-year-old Slatter Howell III was indicted Tuesday.

Wright was killed on May 1, 2014. He was shot, then lost control of his car, slamming into a tree on East 71st and Harvard Avenue.

Howell also faces additional charges of aggravated robbery, murder, and felonious assault.

He has not yet been arrested.

Wright was a 32-year veteran of the Cleveland Division of Fire, last assigned to Station Number 43.

He left behind a wife and three children.

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