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Published: Saturday, 2/21/2009

Police arrest suspect in Austin Street slaying

Police have charged a suspect with murder, aggravated burglary, and aggravated robbery in the robbery and death of Cecelia Sobecki, 83, of 567 Austin St.

Mandi Abdo, 25, was booked into the Lucas County jail last night. She was arrested after going to the Safety Building to talk with detectives.

Ms. Sobecki was robbed Feb. 6 in her home and was pushed to the floor twice when she refused to hand over money.

She died Feb. 8 in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. The Lucas County coroner ruled her death a homicide.

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