Drawn-out murder case dismissed 25 years after original trial

ANNIE YAMSON | Daily Reporter
Published: 09/23/2013

The Eighth District Court of Appeals last week affirmed the decision of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas to dismiss a murder case that was a quarter-century old.

The state appealed the trial court’s dismissal with prejudice of the indictment against the defendant, Thomas Michael Keenan.

According to the extensive procedural history of the case, Keenan was originally indicted in 1988 when the body of Anthony Klann was found floating in Doan Creek near Cleveland.

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