ELYRIA -- Just after 5 p.m. Thursday, police were sent to 290 Washington Avenue to an apartmentfora well-being check on a Lauren S. Moore, 26.

Police got no responseat the door and had the property manager open the door.

Officers found the apartment indisarray and Moore dead in a rear bedroom.

Detectives were called out and later determined thatMoore's death was a result of foul play.

Police say further investigation led officers toMoore's live-in boyfriend, Vernon R. Shallenberger, 27, and based on statements obtained from detectives,Shallenberger was charged with one count of murder.