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AREA CRIME: Body found along Stark County road; foul play suspected

DGKN staff report

CANTON TWP., Stark County  A passerby saw a body along the road just before 9 p.m. May 10 and contacted authorities.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is treating the case as a homicide.

Stark County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Hardington Ave NE near 12th St NE, East Canton, to investigate the report of the body and discovered a deceased male.

Deputies were assisted by the Stark County Coroner’s Office and the Canton Township Fire Department. This case remains under investigation by the Stark County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting that anyone with information on this incident please contact them at 330-430–3800 or the Anonymous Crime Tip Line at 330-451–3937.

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