Stow Police Search For Suspect in Woman’s Murder

STOW, Ohio- The Stow Police Department is investigating the murder of a 21-year-old woman, whose body was found inside a shed.

Stow Police said the victim’s mother called police Saturday around 5:30 p.m. to do a welfare check on her daughter who lived on Maplepark Road.

The mother said she had not heard from her daughter for two days and was concerned for her well-being.

According to police, when an officer arrived to the home, he knocked on the front door, but didn’t get a response. He then went to the back of the residence and saw the victim’s body under a blanket.

The officer could not find a pulse and notified a supervisor. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was notified as well as Stow EMS and the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

An autopsy is expected to take place on Monday.

If anyone has any information regarding this homicide they are asked to call the lead investigator, Det. Sgt. Steve Dunton at 330-689-5707.