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Homicide Investigation



August 7, 2020

 On August 4, 2020, at approximately 8:12 p.m., District Three Officers responded to the 900 block of McPherson Avenue for a report an assault.  Upon arrival officers located a victim laying in the street, unresponsive and suffering from a head injury.  The Cincinnati Fire Department transported the victim to the University Medical Center.  On August 5, 2020, the victim succumbed to his injury.  The victim has been identified as; Horacio Domingo Perez, 44 years of age.  No photo available.


On August 13, 2020, at approximately 8:15 PM, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, Ryen Waller, 32 years of age, was arrested and charged with Murder for causing the death of Horacio Domingo Perez.  

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

  By:             Sergeant Anthony Faillace, Homicide Unit Supervisor     

Authority:  Lieutenant David Johnston, Homicide Unit Commander         

Ryen Waller