Grand jury indicts man for murdering 27-year-old Akron mom

Arrested for the murder of Tiffany Rhea, 27.
Arrested for the murder of Tiffany Rhea, 27.((Source: Akron police))
Published: Mar. 3, 2020 at 8:16 AM EST
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Summit County Grand Jury has indicted the man accused of shooting and killing a 27-year-old mom 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.(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 was indicted on the charges of aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery and felonious assault.

Omenai is scheduled to be arraigned on March 4.

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