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Arrest in the death of 17-year-old found dead

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Lorain Police have reported that an arrest has been made in the death of 17-year-old DeAndre McDowell.

Authorities say that Antonio Robles contacted the department on Wednesday, May 22nd at approximately 10:30 a.m. to say that he would like to turn himself in.  

Robles told police that he was in Charlotte, North Carolina, and would meet them at a McDonald's on Betties Ford Rd.  

Charlotte Police were notified and arrested Robles at that location.  

Robles is currently being held in that jurisdiction, awaiting extradition to Ohio.

How McDowell died was a mystery until it was discovered that he suffered from a single gunshot wound to the head.

After an investigation, police issued a warrant for Robles who fled the area the incident.

Deandre McDowell, 17, of Lorain was found dead on Lexington Avenue near 37th Street, Friday, May 17th.

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