Cleveland man accused of killing the mother of his child turns himself in

Published: Feb. 14, 2023 at 8:41 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 14, 2023 at 1:47 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland man accused of killing the mother of his seven-year-old daughter surrendered to Cleveland police late Monday.

Police had issued a warrant for Joshua Lynch, 35, last week.

Joshua Lynch
Joshua Lynch((Source: U.S. Marshals))

Police charged Lynch with aggravated murder for the deadly shooting of Jovon Lynch, 34, on Feb. 8.

Jovon Lynch
Jovon Lynch((Source: Family))

Her body was found inside a car in the 16200 block of Huntmere Ave. in the city’s North Shore Collinwood neighborhood around 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 8.

Police said the victim died of a gunshot wound to the head.

After the murder, police said Joshua Lynch fled with the couple’s daughter.

She was found safe later that day in Elyria.