$1M bond set for family member accused in murder of Ohio prison doctor at Lakewood home

Domonique Moore (Source: Lakewood police)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 28-year-old man accused of murdering an 80-year-old doctor, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday.

Family member charged with murder of Ohio prison doctor at Lakewood home

Domonique Moore was indicted on the charges of aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence and offenses against a human corpse.

Lakewood police said he shot and killed Dr. Craig Cullen-Terzano.
Lakewood police said he shot and killed Dr. Craig Cullen-Terzano. (Source: Lakewood police)

Lakewood police said Moore shot and killed Dr. Craig Cullen-Terzano on Aug. 12.

Police said Moore is the husband of the doctor’s granddaughter and they all lived together in a home in the 14600 block of Clifton Blvd. in Lakewood

The 80-year-old doctor was found murdered outside his Lakewood home.
The 80-year-old doctor was found murdered outside his Lakewood home. (Source: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction)

Police were called to the home around 11:30 p.m. Aug. 12 for a welfare check.

When officers arrived, they found the doctor’s body lying in front of the home.

According to police, Moore was taken into custody after a five hour standoff.

Lakewood SWAT standoff ends with suspect in custody after man found dead outside home overnight
Lakewood SWAT standoff ends with suspect in custody after man found dead outside home overnight (Source: WOIO)

Cullen-Terzano worked for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

DeWine said Cullen-Terzano drove to the correction reception center in Orient every day.

Statement from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction:

Doctor Craig E. Cullen (80) of Lakewood OH, a graduate of Harvard and UCLA, a retired Lieutenant Colonel for the US Army and a 10-year employee for the ODRC was described by his peers as, “a dedicated Doctor with a big heart that never had anything bad to say about anyone.” If you personally knew Doctor Cullen you had a Dad, a Grandfather, and a Friend. Doctor Cullen was an educator and loved sharing his skill set with those who worked around him. Doctor Cullen truly believed in the rehabilitation process. Doctor Cullen will truly be missed and his memories will forever live on.

Police have not released a motive for the murder.

Moore is being held on a $1 million bond and will be back in court on Sept. 21.

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