Community gathers to mourn homeless woman who was found beaten to death in Cleveland

Community gathers to mourn homeless woman who was found beaten to death in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Friends of 57-year-old Marsha Carroll and members of the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless gathered to remember the woman who was found brutally murdered in Cleveland.

A community gathering near East 79th Street and Chester Avenue was held Monday afternoon.

Friends, members of the NEOCH remember Marsha Carroll, the homeless woman who was brutally beaten to death in Cleveland. https://bit.ly/2Nbnvo4

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Monday, February 18, 2019

Carroll, who frequently stayed at homeless shelters in Northeast Ohio, died on Feb. 14 after being beaten to death outside of a home on East 79th Street approximately a week earlier.

We have just learned that a member of our homeless family, Marsha Carroll, was brutally murdered. She frequently stayed...

Posted by NEOCH on Saturday, February 16, 2019

Attendants to the vigil remembered Carroll as someone who was always smiling and singing.

Witnesses described to investigators that her alleged murderer, 26-year-old Deointa Campbell, pummeled Carroll’s face, left, and then returned to resume attacking her before fleeing again.

Campbell was arrested by Cleveland police and charged with murder.

Copyright 2019 WOIO. All rights reserved.