Man charged with murder in fatal stabbing in East Price Hill

Posted at 8:04 AM, May 28, 2017

CINCINNATI -- A 22-year-old man fatally stabbed a 71-year-old woman Saturday night in East Price Hill, Cincinnati police said.

Isaiah Zellars is charged with murder in the death of Chesney Shaw.

Officers were called for a stabbing on Grand Avenue near West Eighth Street at about 7:40 p.m., according to Sgt. Mike Miller.

Shaw had died by the time officers arrived.

They took Zellars into custody at the scene. His last name is spelled "Zellers" in court documents filed Sunday.

He's being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center and is scheduled for a court hearing Monday. 

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Section at 513-352-3542 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 513-352-3040, or submit a tip at Callers may remain anonymous and may receive compensation for their information.