Lima Man Found Dead at Travelodge

The Lima Police Department issued the following release this afternoon:

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at approximately 00:19 am, Officers responded to 805 S Leonard Ave room 252 (Travelodge) in reference to a female causing a disturbance. Upon officers arrival they located a several individuals inside the room along with a deceased male who was identified as Dino Gerdeman (59). The death appeared suspicious in nature so an investigation was launched. Several leads were followed up with, which eventually resulted in Kea’Londa Peoples-Fuqua (19) begin taken into custody for corrupting another with drugs. Kea’Londa is being held at the Allen County Sherriff’s Office.