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Authorities believe foul play is involved in the disappearance of 27-year-old Akron man Iron Cannon

Iron Cannon missing
Posted at 12:14 PM, Mar 11, 2021

AKRON, Ohio — A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the location and recovery of an Akron man who has been missing since October 18, 2020. Authorities now believe foul play was involved in his disappearance.

On Wednesday, the Wadsworth Police Department and the Medina County Prosecutor’s Office released an update to say what started as a missing person case has now turned into a recovery case of 27-year-old Iron Cannon.

Cannon went missing on Oct. 19, 2020. His family said Cannon told his nephew he was on his way home, but he never made it home.

Investigators believe Cannon may have been shot and killed. They said they believe the people responsible have concealed his body.

Since his disappearance, his family believes he was killed. His brother said the family has received information that Cannon was killed.

"We know that we're looking for his body," said Cannon's older brother CJ Elkins to News 5 November last year. "It's not a matter of him hiding out somewhere or someone hiding him, he's gone. We know that 100% for sure."

Since last year, his family has searched for his body, including working with the search and rescue organization Texas EquuSearch.

Now, authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in the case in looking for his remains.

Evidence gathered during the investigation of the alleged homicide and disappearance suggests foul play was involved.

Cannon is described as standing 6 feet tall and weighing 218 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in Wadsworth.

Anyone with information about Cannon's disappearance is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463.

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