(Olmsted Twp.) - A 36-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Carl Edward Acoff Junior. Acoff's body was found in a pond last month.  Acoff's body was tied to a piece of cement or metal rod.

The suspect, Andre L. Bridges was taken into custudy early Saturday in Parma.

Acoff was transgender and a cross dresser who went by the name CiCi.  Some are calling the murder a hate crime.

The arrest was made by the Olmsted Township Police and the FBI's Violent Fugitive Task Force.

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