An Oakwood Village missing Ohio woman who had been reported missing was found dead on the back porch of a home, the Garfield Heights Police Department confirmed.
The 25-year-old victim’s body was discovered on Grace Avenue just before noon on Monday. Her identity was withheld until her family could be notified.
Police believe the woman was stabbed over the weekend and began searching for Marlon Ricks 41, in connection with the crime.
He should be considered armed and dangerous and may be driving the victim’s vehicle, a maroon 2004 Chevy Trailblazer with an Ohio license plate DFJ4455.
Ricks lived in the Grace Avenue home.
Unfortunately, women face a very real of being the victims of domestic violence at the hands of a partner, husband, boyfriend. They face the same danger from ex boyfriends and ex husbands as well.
Many times the abuse starts slowly and the women seemingly just come to accept the change in the relationship.
Sometimes that male that is responsible for committing horrendous crimes against women, including murder are simply acquaintances. They could be a border, a pool cleaner or even a deliveryman.
More and more women are falling victims to crimes at the hands of men and the missing Ohio woman found dead is only the tip of the iceberg.
There are things that you, as a woman, can do and the first is to trust your instincts. If a man has abused you, he will likely do it again so plan your escape. Enlist the help of a trusted family or friend.
If you are truly alone, contact the authorities in your area and they will help refer you to programs to help you escape the potentially fatal position you are in.
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