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Maple Heights man charged with murdering neighbor

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Darnell Newett Sr. (Source: Maple Heights Police) Darnell Newett Sr. (Source: Maple Heights Police)
MAPLE HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) -

Police have now arrested a 50-year-old man in connection with the brutal stabbing murder of his neighbor.

Darnell Newett Sr. is charged with aggravated murder.

Maple Heights police say on Tuesday, March 5, officers responded to 20101 Clare Avenue, Bel Vita Apartments, to check on the welfare of a resident.

Upon arrival, they found Rhonda Jackson, 53, dead of stab wounds.

Officers say Newett is a resident of the same apartment building as Jackson. They have not released a motive.

The investigation is on-going. If anyone has information about this crime, please contact the Maple Heights Police Department at 216-662-1,234.

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