CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland police have released new information about a woman who was stabbed to death early Sunday morning.
Police say the 65 year old victim was found in the front yard of a home in the 15000 block of Montrose Avenue on Cleveland's west side around 8:40 a.m.. on Sunday, October 29 with stab wounds and cuts to her neck.
Shortly after they arrived on scene, police and SWAT then became involved in a standoff with a suspect a few streets over on Birchwood Avenue.
The standoff lasted several hours and police say the suspect, 65 year old Dale Peters, began stabbing himself with a knife before he was taken into custody.
During the investigation it was revealed the victim had a protection order against her ex-boyfriend, who is believed to be Peters.
Peters was taken to Metro Hospital where he remains in police custody.
Homicide detectives will continue to investigate the situation.