Medical examiner identifies victim of suspected homicide under Cleveland overpass on New Year’s Day

Medical examiner identifies victim of suspected homicide under Cleveland overpass on New Year’s Day
New Year's Day homicide (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cuyahoga County medical examiner provided new details on Monday morning regarding the death of a man on New Year’s Day.

Scotty Joachim was found by Cleveland police on West 98th Street under the I-90 overpass on New Year’s Day, according to the medical examiner.

19 News crews captured the police activity at the New Year’s Day crime scene, primarily focused around an SUV that appeared to have crashed into the pillar of the overpass bridge.

Medical examiner identifies man who was killed under Cleveland overpass on New Year’s Day

Joachim was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment, but he was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

The cause of death for the 36-year-old Brook Park man was reported as a suspected homicide.

Investigators from the Cleveland Division of Police have not released any additional information.

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