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17-year-old murder suspect recaptured in Cleveland after escaping custody

Malakhi Young was recaptured in the 13000 block of Astor Avenue.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from an unrelated story.

A 17-year-old facing a murder charge is back in custody after escaping on Tuesday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Malakhi Young was taken into custody in the 13000 block of Astor Avenue in Cleveland late Tuesday night.

Young, who is facing a murder charge in Lorain County, was being held by the Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) in Shaker Heights on an unrelated charge. He was last seen on Chagrin Boulevard in Shaker Heights and was considered armed and dangerous prior to being recaptured.

His escape remains under investigation.

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