CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Police discovered a body in a Cuyahoga County, Ohio home during the search for missing woman, Alishah Pointer, on Tuesday.

Pointer, 22, was last seen on Nov. 4 and her family reported her missing the next day, the Cleveland Division of the FBI said.


East Cleveland police said they received a tip just before 4 p.m. Tuesday that Pointer’s body was in the basement of a house on Savannah Avenue near Manhattan Avenue. When officers arrived, they found the body of an African-American female.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office will make the official identification.

The FBI and the Secret Service are also assisting in the investigation.


Geo quick facts: Cuyahoga County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, across the U.S.-Canada maritime border. As of the 2019 United States Census estimates, the population was 1,235,072, making it the second most populous county in the state – Wikipedia.