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Canton Police Make Arrest in April Beating Death of City Man

Michael Wells (Stark County jail)

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Canton police have made an arrest in connection with the killing earlier this year of a city man.

50-year-old Michael Wells of Canton is charged with murder.

He was arrested on Thursday.

Wells is accused in the beating death of 60-year-old Jeffrey Loftus at his home in the 500 block of Cleveland Avenue SW back in April.

Wells is jailed on $500,000 bond.


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