Who is Tamara McLoyd? Wiki, Biography, Age, Arrested, Shane Bartek Murder, Trial

Tamara McLoyd

Tamara McLoyd Wiki – Tamara McLoyd Biography

Cleveland police confirm Tamara McLoyd is facing a murder charge related to the death of 25-year-old officer Shane Bartek.

McLoyd of Garfield Heights has been charged with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, according to court records.

Age

She is 18 years old.

Shane Bartek Murder

Bartek worked as a patrol officer in the city’s northeastern 5th District. Bartek’s carjacking was the most recent in a string of violent carjackings in Ohio’s second-largest city.

A Cleveland police spokesperson said the carjacking happened around 6 p.m. in the 4300 block of Rocky River Drive in the Kamm’s Corner neighbourhood.

According to the court document, surveillance footage reviewed by detectives showed Bartek being “ambushed and robbed” by the suspect in an apartment building parking lot.

The court document said the suspect shot Bartek during a struggle.

Tamara McLoyd Arrested

A Cleveland Municipal Court document said McLoyd “did purposely cause the death of Shane Bartek during the armed robbery of his vehicle.”

Bartek was fatally shot in a carjacking on New Year’s Eve on the city’s West Side, according to a Cleveland police news release.

A Cleveland police spokesperson said the carjacking happened around 6 p.m. in the 4300 block of Rocky River Drive in the Kamm’s Corner neighbourhood.

According to the court document, surveillance footage reviewed by detectives showed Bartek being “ambushed and robbed” by the suspect in an apartment building parking lot.

The court document said the suspect shot Bartek during a struggle.

McLoyd was arrested early Saturday by Cleveland police, according to the court document.

Court records show McLoyd was wanted on an aggravated robbery charge stemming from a Nov. 2, 2021 incident.

According to an arrest warrant, McLoyd was involved in an armed robbery at Happy’s Pizza on Detroit Avenue, where two employees who were closing the business for the night were pistol-whipped and robbed.

A man was taken into custody late Friday after leading several police departments on a pursuit throughout communities on the East Side, according to the police news release.