Maria Inez Best Death – The police have released the identity of a woman who was stabbed to death on the East Side Friday morning, July 24, 2020, as 23-year-old Maria Inez Best.
According to Sgt. Eric Pilya of the Homicide Unit, a neighbour of the decease placed a 911 call and told them he had found Best in an apartment in the 1400 block of Phale D. Hale Drive just before 9:00 a.m.
Upon the officials arrival, Best was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her death is recorded as the 22nd homicide of the year in Columbus.