Death of man in Barberton ruled homicide

Posted at 12:26 PM, Oct 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 12:26:12-04

Police are now saying they are investigating a man's death as a homicide after his body was found near a Barberton cafe.

Just before 5 p.m. Friday, a body was found in the 200 block of Wooster Road North.

The Summit County Medical Examiner identified the victim Monday as 35-year-old Jerry Stasa of Cuyahoga Falls. 

His cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the head.

According to the medical examiner, it was ruled a homicide.