Englewood PD releases body camera of grandmother accused in chase, leaving grandson

Englewood PD releases body camera of grandmother accused in chase, leaving grandson (Photo/Video: Englewood Police)

ENGLEWOOD, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Police have released cruiser and body camera video of a grandmother accused of leading officers on a high-speed chase and then bailing out, leaving her 7-year-old grandson behind.

Diona Murray was arraigned in court Tuesday morning and given a $5,000 cash bond. The chase started after Murray, 43, was reportedly seen shoplifting the Walmart in Englewood on July 10. When an officer tried to stop her, police say Murray refused to stop, and lead them on a chase where speeds reached almost 90 mph.

WARNING: Body camera video may be upsetting for some.

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The chase ended after Murray crashed into a fence in Clayton, video shows her jumping out of the car and running away. In body camera video from Englewood police, you can hear the officer telling Murray to stop as she runs down the street. You then see a little boy, crying, and running toward the officer. "Come here, sweetie," the officer tells the boy, who's clearly shaken up and crying, "I want my mommy!" the boy cried, he then runs to the officer who hugs him.

Murray is in custody at the Montgomery County Jail on mutliple charges including theft, failure to comply and child endangering.


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