Police: Son charged with murder in mom’s stabbing death in Lakewood


Lakewood police were called to a house on Detroit Avenue Friday morning.

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LAKEWOOD, Ohio- A woman was stabbed to death inside a Lakewood home early Friday morning.

She has been identified as 56-year-old Kathleen Meany. Her son, 21-year-old Sean C. White, has been charged with murder.

The Lakewood Police Department received a 911-hangup shortly after 3 a.m. Dispatchers returned the call, but the female resident said everything was OK and it must have been an accident.

Less than 20 minutes later, the same woman called 911 from her home on Lakeland Avenue near Detroit. According to police, the caller reported her son stabbed himself.

When officers arrived, they Meany on the kitchen floor with a stab wound to the chest. Lakewood police said a White was on the second floor and had a wound to his torso.

Meany was taken to Fairview Hospital, where she died later that morning. White was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment, but remained under arrest.

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