CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
September 18, 2020
On November 19, 2019, at 7:29 am, Cincinnati Fire Department and District Three officers responded to the 3200 block of Gobel Avenue to investigate a working fire. First responders transported one victim who was injured during the fire to University Hospital. The victim has been identified as Tony Eason, 64 years of age.
On November 25, 2019, Mr. Eason, succumbed to his injuries suffered during the fire. The death is being investigated as a homicide.
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.
UPDATE: On September 17, 2020, Jamal Rashid, 35 years of age, was indicted for Agg. Arson and the murder of Tony Eason.