Cleveland woman, brother charged in husband’s beating death

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say federal marshals have arrested a Cleveland woman and her brother who are charged with aggravated murder in the beating death of the woman’s husband.

Paris Jackson and Paul Cline Sr. were arrested Thursday in northeast Ohio. Information about whether they have attorneys wasn’t immediately available.

They’re suspected of fatally beating 62-year-old Bennie Jackson Jr. with a wooden club in the driveway of the couple’s home last November. Court records show DNA on the club matched Paris Jackson and Cline. reports the medical examiner ruled Bennie Jackson died of blunt force trauma to his head. The father of eight had brain, skull and facial injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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