CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley announced that Tirrell Edwards, 41, was found guilty by a jury of shooting and killing Amanda Williams, 46, in their shared residence in Warrensville Heights.


“The State of Ohio believes that Amanda Williams’s death was an intentional homicide without justification and the evidence we presented has conclusively proven that. A jury composed of citizens from our county reached the same conclusion. Today’s verdict was a vital step in seeking justice for Amanda Williams. My prayers remain with Amanda Williams’s friends and family during this time.”

Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley

On October 10, 2023, around 11:40 p.m., the Warrensville Heights Police Department (WHPD) responded to a call from Tirrell Edwards stating he had just killed his fiancé. The WHPD and Warrensville Heights EMS responded to the scene and found Amanda Williams shot in the residence. Amanda Williams was transported to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

The investigation was conducted by WHPD.

On March 4, 2024, Tirrell Edwards was found guilty by a jury on the following charges:

  • Two counts of Murder
  • Two counts of Felonious Assault
  • One count of Domestic Violence

He will be sentenced on March 11 at 12 p.m.