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Akron police investigating after a 41-year-old woman was fatally stabbed outside home

Mugshot of Cher Wagner.
Posted at 8:30 AM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 10:00:25-04

AKRON, Ohio — A woman has died after she was stabbed outside of an Akron home on Tuesday night, according to Akron police.

Police responded to the 700 block of Euclid Avenue at around 6:00 p.m. for a female stabbed.

When officers arrived, they found a female with a stab wound to the chest.

The 41-year-old victim, identified as Kelly Avery, was taken to Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Police said she died at the hospital.

Officers located the suspect, later identified as Cher Wagner, 33, leaving a nearby home.

Investigators determined she allegedly stabbed the victim during a dispute.

Wagner was arrested and charged with murder. She was transported to the Summit County Jail.