Man held on murder charge in brutal Pleasant Ridge slaying - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Man held on murder charge in brutal Pleasant Ridge slaying

Boris Tolliver (Provided by Cincinnati police) Boris Tolliver (Provided by Cincinnati police)
Dwayne West (Provided by Cincinnati police) Dwayne West (Provided by Cincinnati police)
PLEASANT RIDGE, OH (FOX19) -

A man faces a murder charge in a homicide at a Pleasant Ridge apartment Thursday.

Dwayne West, 36, is accused of killing Boris Tolliver, 56 by using "his fists and/or blunt instruments to cause severe head injuries..."police wrote in a criminal complaint.

Tolliver's body was discovered when police responded to a report of a person down in an apartment in the 1300 block of Mapleleaf Avenue just after 9 p.m. 

A motive in the alleged attack was not disclosed.

West was booked into the Hamilton County jail on one count of murder early Friday.

He is scheduled to face a judge Saturday morning.

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