U.S. Marshals arrest man wanted for killing Akron mom

U.S. Marshals arrest man wanted for killing Akron mom
Tyree Omenai (Source: Akron police)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The U.S. Marshall’s Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force have arrested the suspect who allegedly shot and killed a 27-year-old woman in front of her boyfriend last month.

Gunman on the loose, after murdering Akron woman in front of her boyfriend

According to Akron police, Tiffany Rhea was a passenger in her boyfriend’s car, when they stopped in the area of Eastland and Bethany Avenues around 4:15 p.m. on Jan. 22.

Police said Rhea got out of the car and got into a verbal argument with Tyree Omenai, 26, of Akron, who pulled out a gun and shot her.

Rhea’s boyfriend rushed her to Akron City Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The scene of the fatal shooting.
The scene of the fatal shooting. (Source: Google Maps)

The Summit County Medical Examiner said Rhea was shot in the torso.

Omenai was arrested around 5 p.m. on Feb. 3 in the area of Eastland and Johnland Avenues in Akron.

He is charged with murder and aggravated robbery and locked up in the Summit County Jail.

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