No Charges Filed Yet in Connection to Murder
By Bronson Peshlakai
The identity of a 28-year-old man fatally stabbed Feb. 6 has been released by the medical examiner’s office and The Voice newspaper has linked him to being a full-time Tri-C student.
Anthony Martemus enrolled at Tri-C Metro last fall and was carrying a full-time course load this semester studying construction engineering technology, a Tri-C spokesman confirmed.
Police responded to the 600 block of East 123rd Street on a domestic fight call at 10:59 p.m. and found the victim inside a residence with a stab wound to the chest. Martemus was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 11:40 p.m., a spokesperson for Cleveland Police said in a press release.
A 21-year-old woman was arrested on the scene and has yet to be identified or her relation to Martemus.
The release stated a preliminary investigation revealed the arrested female and Martemus were involved in an altercation when he suffered a stab wound to the chest.
“The manner in which the victim received the wound is under investigation,” the release said.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the official cause of death is still pending.
Martemus was seen regularly working out at the Metro Recreation and Wellness Center. Family and friends have been expressing their disbelief and offering support to one another on Facebook posts.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact homicide investigators at 216-623-5464, Anonymous information can be given through Crimestoppers.
The Voice will continue to receive updates surrounding new details related to this homicide and will post the latest information online at CCCVOICE.com.