Man Charged With Murder After Deadly Altercation

Man Charged With Murder After Deadly Altercation (Image 1)

A Columbus man has been arrested after a violent altercation left one woman dead.

Hilliard officers informed Columbus police they were in contact with Vincent Salamony, 24, of Columbus, at about 4:14 a.m. Sunday. Officials told police he was involved in a violent altercation with 24-year-old Ellen Paige Clarke earlier that evening.

Columbus medics responded to 1084 Sells Ave., where Clarke was found. She was pronounced dead soon after 4:30 a.m.

Salamony was taken into police custody and charged with murder. He is scheduled for an arraignment hearing Monday morning.

Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide unit at 645-4730 or CrimeStoppers at 645-8477.

Columbus police said this is the 37th homicide in the city this year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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