CLEVELAND, OHIO – Investigators are still searching for a third suspect in the murder of a Cleveland mother in front of her children. On Friday, two men were arrested and are now facing murder charges in connection with the case. The victim, Alyson Appling-France, was tragically shot 17 times on January 10 in front of her 6 and 10-year-old children near West 103rd Street and Detroit Avenue. She was ambushed as she got out of her car.
After the arrests, police served three search warrants in Cleveland and Garfield Heights, leading to the apprehension of Alontez Beasley, 34, and Jamar Skanes, 49. Both men are scheduled to appear before a judge for the first time on Monday. Detectives also seized several guns in connection with the case.
The motive for the shooting has not been determined yet. Authorities are still looking for a third suspect and are urging anyone with information about the case to come forward. The investigation is ongoing, and the community is shocked and grieving over the senseless act of violence that claimed the life of a mother in front of her young children.
This tragic incident has left the community reeling, and the authorities are working diligently to bring all those responsible to justice. The arrest of two suspects is a step in the right direction, but there is still much work to be done to ensure that all individuals involved in the murder of Alyson Appling-France are held accountable for their actions.
As the investigation continues, the Cleveland community is coming together to support the family of the victim and to seek justice for the senseless loss of a beloved member of their community. The authorities are encouraging anyone with information about the case to contact the police and help bring closure to this devastating tragedy.