November 21, 2014

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Police: Woman murdered in Elyria

Vernon Shallenberger

Vernon Shallenberger

ELYRIA – A 26-year-old woman is dead and her live-in boyfriend has been charged with her death, according to Elyria police.
Officers checking on the welfare of Lauren Moore found her dead in the rear bedroom of her home at 290 Washington Ave. Police said the home was in disarray, and it was determined that Moore did not die of natural causes.

An investigation of the incident led to Moore’s live-in boyfriend, Vernon Shallenberger, 27. He was charged with one count of murder.
The murder is still under investigation, according to police.

Contact Chelsea Miller at 329-7123 or

  • Geri Cahill-Miller

    Vigil to be held in Ely Square Sunday Night at 7pm. Click link for more information

  • DaMan

    What a low life piece of shit, When he gets to his institution BE SURE, HE WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF……….

  • Veronica Simpson Newton

    OMG! Our boys are in the same kindergarten class. My heart is heavy for her and her children. Prayers being sent to the babies she left behind.

  • Shell

    We have been best friends since we were 4. Our kids were growing up together:(

  • Carrie Watson

    This is awful!

  • Melissa Merrill Snyder

    My prayers are going up for her family and friends. I can’t imagine what you are going through right now.

  • Amanda

    I can’t believe she is gone been friends since we younger she will be missed but not forgotten

  • tennman

    If he gets Judge dirt bag Burge he will get off

  • justmed

    So sad, thoughts and prayers go out to her family…!!!

  • Lawrence Abeyta

    Prayers go out to her kids,what a waste of such a young life….

  • Unknown Aunt

    This is so so sad. Thoughts and prayer go out to BOTH families.

  • Ivan Lopez III

    Lauren was my bestfriend and we friends so long and I would go to there house all the time to see them and there beautiful children im going to miss her and the kids they were part off my family