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Canton Woman Found Guilty in Akron Stabbing Death

Cher Wagner (Summit County prosecutor)

AKRON, Ohio (News Talk 1480- WHBC) – A 33-year-old Canton woman will be sentenced in a month.

This, after a Summit County jury Friday found her guilty of murder in connection with a stabbing death in Akron.

Prosecutors say Cher Wagner stabbed 41-year-old Kelly Avery to death in June of last year at a home on Euclid Avenue in Akron.

The two had been fighting, but prosecutors say Wagner chased Avery down and stabbed her in the chest.


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