AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron police say a male stabbed his elderly mother to death following an argument.
At the request of other family members, officers went to Patricia Sees' Highway Avenue home on Wednesday night to perform a welfare check.
Officers had to force entry through a door window, and found Sees deceased in her bedroom.
Police tell 19 Action News the 71-year-old had been stabbed multiple times. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her son, 48-year-old Daniel E. Smelko, was found hiding in the home.
He was charged with murder and booked in the Summit County Jail.