88-year-old woman found dead on Vineyard Avenue in Cleveland, police suspect violence

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Police Department said an elderly woman was found dead on the 7900 block of Vineyard Avenue in Cleveland on Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to the home for a well being check around noon, and learned the woman had not been seen since December 9.

Officers found the front door unlocked and the woman, identified as 88-year-old Bruna Talani, was found unresponsive.

EMS arrived and pronounced her dead on the scene.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner responded and will determine the cause and manner of death, but police suspect foul play. Homicide detectives are also investigating.

This a developing story, we will update this story as more information becomes available.

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