Husband kills self after stabbing wife to death, Canton police say

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CANTON, Ohio- The man suspected of stabbing his wife to death was found dead Thursday afternoon.

At about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to St. Elmo Avenue near 12th Street Northeast, where family members spotted 45-year-old Sheila Higgins’ car. Police said the missing woman was have trouble with her husband.

When officers searched the house, they found Higgins dead with multiple stab wounds.

According to Canton police, Perry officers discovered 43-year-old Emmanuel Higgins dead in his car on Narvarre Road with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information should call the Canton Police Detective Bureau at 330-489-3144.

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