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Canton ID Suspect in Recent Murder

Canton police have a suspect in a recent murder. Police Captain, Dave Davis says they believe a Canton man is responsible for the death of 50 year old Ernest Morris last week. Davis says the warrants were served to Anthony Cook as he was being booked into the Stark County Jail on unrelated charges. He says it's now up to the prosecutor's office to decide which charges they will pursue and says the investigation is still on-going. Morris was found in a parking lot on 2nd Street NW last week with fatal head and face injuries.

City Treasurer to Run for Mayor

Canton's Treasurer says he plans to run for mayor next year. Kim Perez announced Friday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for mayor, taking on Mayor William Healy II. Perez is the first candidate to announce plans to take over as mayor. Healy has made no announcement yet on whether he will seek a third term. Perez has not yet taken out a petition from the Stark County Board of Elections. 

Body Discovered Amid the Search for a Missing Woman

A body is found amid the search for a missing Eastlake woman at Cuyahoga National Park. Mary Pat Doorley with the national park says the National Park Service has been looking for 30 year old Hilary Sharma for just over a week.  Doorley says the body has not been identified at this time, but it has been taken to the Cuyahoga Medical Examiner's office. She says in the meantime, crews will continue to search for Sharma. 
 

Local Teacher Undergoes Fourth Surgery

 

Another major surgery for a local teacher hit in the face by a rock thrown from an overpass. Perry Local Schools teacher, Sharon Budd, has undergone her fourth surgery since the four teens allegedly threw the rock from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania in early July. Those close to Budd and her family say the operation was a long eight-hour procedure and she now remains in intensive care. The teens accused of throwing the rock are being charged as adults in the case. 

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