Pierce went missing on Saturday after getting into an argument with her ex-boyfriend, Derrick Hudson, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.
Fifth District Commander Wayne Drummond said that when the landlords, Hudson's aunt and uncle, tried to intervene, Hudson shot both of them and dragged Pierce out of the house.
Pierce was found Monday in Cleveland, Drummond said. Hudson had apparently killed himself.
Hudson had been paroled from prison recently, Drummond said. He was serving a 10-year sentence for killing Pierce's then boyfriend.
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