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Teen shot in OTR laid to rest

OVER THE RHINE, OH (FOX19) -

A teenager who was shot and killed in Over the Rhine was laid to rest on Thursday.

Africa Hope, 15, was killed earlier this month after being hit by a stray bullet.

Funeral services for Hope were held at New Prospect Baptist Church on Elm Street. Burial is at Spring Grove Cemetery.

The suspect in Hope's murder, Harold Croft, 36, is a convicted felon who had been out of jail for two months after serving ten years on a manslaughter charge. He is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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