Local murder suspect arrested in Texas

Jerome Dennis (Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Jerome Dennis (Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

MOUNT HEALTHY, OH (FOX19) - An arrest has been made in a June 2008 murder in Mount Healthy.

Jerome Dennis, 23, of Cincinnati, surrendered to police in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, Jan. 23.  He remains in Texas awaiting extradition back to Ohio.

Dennis is accused of the murder of Alassane Diallo on June 5, 2008. Diallo was a clerk at the HD & MD Clothing Store on Hamilton Avenue.

A warrant was filed for Dennis on June 17, charging him with one count of aggravated murder. Dennis was indicted on June 23 for one count of murder, three counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of weapon under disability.