COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One of the suspects previously charged in connection with a homicide on Champion Avenue is now charged with murder.
According to Columbus Police, 37-year-old Danyell Florida is accused of murdering 28-year-old Dametrious L. Edwards at a home on Champion Avenue in Columbus.
Kalene Bartlett, 22, faces a charge of abuse of a corpse.
Edwards was found Sunday afternoon in the basement of the Champion Avenue home.
According to court documents, he suffered severe trauma and was wrapped in plastic. Police believe he had been dead for several days.
Bartlett and Edwards were arrested Monday night in Mahoning County. They remain in the Mahoning County jail until they can be transferred to Columbus.