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69-year-old man fatally stabbed in Akron identified

Akron Police Generic
Posted at 11:34 AM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 11:34:36-04

AKRON, Ohio — A 69-year-old man who was found dead with apparent knife wounds at an Akron home on Wednesday as been identified.

Police found the man at a residence in the 100 block of Kent Court on April 8 after responding to a call for a person having cardiac arrest.

Upon arriving, police found the man, Benjamin King, of Akron, unresponsive. An autopsy indicated that he sustained multiple stab wounds.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Akron police detectives at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP. You can also call Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS or text the word TIPSCO and the tip to 274637. Tips can be anonymous.

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