Son charged with murder in stabbing death of 76-year-old Akron woman

Son charged with murder in stabbing death of 76-year-old Akron woman

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 76-year-old Akron woman was fatally stabbed Tuesday. Her son has been charged with murder.

Police said Nancy Gleisinger was stabbed at a home on the 300 block of Crystal Street. She was found in the kitchen with stab wounds to the chest and abdomen.

She later passed away at Akron City Hospital.

Authorities say her son, Michael Gleisinger, 48, is in custody. He's been charged with murder and booked into Summit County Jail.

The victim's 78-year-old husband called 911 after witnessing the stabbing. The two were married for 56 years.

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