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Cincinnati Police Department Homicide Unit

Sharde Tarpley



May 28, 2020

 On May 13, 2020, at approximately 6:57 PM, District Five officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 800 block of Dutch Colony.  The victim was transported to University Hospital via the Cincinnati Fire Department where she succumbed to her injuries.  The victim has been identified as Sharde Tarpley, 25 years of age


On May 28, 2020, at approximately 11:55 AM, the Cincinnati Police Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad and the US Marshals, arrested Mr. Taquil Overby, 21 years of age, in Eufaula, Alabama for the murder of Ms. Tarpley.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.