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Police: Woman murdered in Elyria


ELYRIA – A 26-year-old woman is dead and her live-in boyfriend has been charged with her death, according to Elyria police.

Officers checking on the welfare of Lauren Moore found her dead in the rear bedroom of her home at 290 Washington Ave. Police said the home was in disarray, and it was determined that Moore did not die of natural causes.

An investigation of the incident led to Moore’s live-in boyfriend, Vernon Shallenberger, 27. He was charged with one count of murder.

The murder is still under investigation, according to police.

Contact Chelsea Miller at 329-7123 or

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