Car stolen from Painesville homicide victim located outside of Euclid apartment complex

Car stolen from Painesville homicide victim located outside of Euclid apartment complex
Vehicle of homicide victim found (Source: WOIO)

EUCLID, Ohio (WOIO) - Investigators responded to a Euclid apartment complex after receiving a tip regarding a vehicle that matched the description of a car stolen from the homicide victim.

Police confirmed that the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee found outside of the Euclid apartment building belonged to Tim Meola, the 65-year-old man who was found dead at his Painesville-area home on Sept. 7.

In Painesville the murder of Tim Meola remains unsolved. But his Jeep, that was taken after his murder, has been found...

Posted by Harry Boomer on Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded Monday morning to process any potential evidence at the scene.

Officers discovered Meola dead at his Mentor Avenue residence after they were called to conduct a welfare check.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation can call the Painesville Police Department at 440-392-5840.

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