Police: Woman accused in stabbing, leaving victim for dead in front of Akron home

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AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – Akron police are investigating a deadly stabbing that happened Tuesday.

Officers responded to the 700 block of Euclid Ave. around 6 p.m.

According to a press release, police found a 41-year-old woman lying in front of a home with a stab wound to the chest. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

She’s been identified as Kelly Avery.

After developing information, officers located the suspect at a nearby home. The suspect, identified as Cher Wagner, 33, was arrested.

Cher Wagner, Courtesy: Akron Police Department

Investigators believe Wagner stabbed the victim during a dispute. She has been charged with murder and was taken to the Summit County Jail.

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