Woman found stabbed to death in Cuyahoga Falls apartment had been reported missing

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Police are investigating the murder of a 27-year-old female in Cuyahoga Falls.

Ashley Michelle Williams, of Akron, was found Sept. 23 at around 7:15 p.m. in an apartment in the 1000 block of Howe Avenue. She had multiple stab wounds.

Williams had been reported as a missing person to the Akron Police Department around 7 Saturday night.  Their report indicated she was last seen on 9/22/17 at 9:45 PM.

A man had called police dispatch Saturday evening saying he returned home and found the woman. He said he didn’t know her, and that a friend had been staying with him for a few days.

Cuyahoga Falls detectives executed a search warrant at the apartment where Williams was found. State BCI agents assisted with the scene.

Cuyahoga Falls police have identified a suspect and are working with Akron police on the case.

No charges have been filed.