CPD Still Presenting Death Investigation to Prosecutor’s Office

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Canton police will still present their investigative findings to the county prosecutor’s office.

But they say a burglar was stabbed to death inside a family home in the 300 block of Clarendon Avenue NW Sunday night by the male head of the household.

44-year-old Michael Harper of Alliance was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say Harper came in through a back door, grabbed a knife from the kitchen, and went after the man, who grabbed the knife and stabbed him in the back.

They believe he had also just broken into a home across the street where the resident chased him off.