Two indicted for human trafficking and prostitution
Jalal McDowell (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
A Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted two suspects in a human trafficking case.
Jalal McDowell and Kirianna Louie have been charged with trafficking in persons, promoting and compelling prostitution, kidnapping and possessing criminal tools.
The first incident, according to the indictment, involved a victim being forced into prostitution from March 2011 to February 2012. The second incident took place from March 10th, 2013 to March 20th, 2013.
The Cleveland FBI Violent Crimes task force was involved in the investigation. They are concerned there may be additional victims.
If anyone has any information regarding these individuals and possibly other victims, please contact the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force at 216-522-1400.