Gloria Pointer Murder: Sex offender reportedly arrested in notorious 1984 Cleveland killing

Gloria Pointer, 14, was murdered in 1984. Police have reportedly made an arrest in the case.

(CBS/WOIO) - Police have arrested a man in connection with the infamous 1984 unsolved murdered of a Cleveland girl, CBS affiliate WOIO reports.

Gloria Pointer, 14, was raped and murdered on the city's east side while on her way to school in December of that year, the station reports.

The man being held is a sex offender and is in a Cleveland city jail for questioning, the station reports. He was reportedly connected to the case through DNA..

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    Erin Donaghue covers crime for's Crimesider.