Missing Akron man found dead in wooded area of Pike Township

Missing Akron man found dead in wooded area of Pike Township
The Cleveland Police Department said the Homicide Unit has been notified after a body was found in the area of West 30th Street and Train Avenue on Sunday. (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A missing Akron man has been found dead in a wooded area of Pike Township.

The Stark County Sheriff's Office said around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday deputies responded to the area of Dueber Avenue Southwest and Battlesburg Street Southwest.

Investigators said the man has been identified as 24-year-old Victor Prieto-Gomez. A GoFundMe page was set up.

He had been entered as a missing person with the Akron Police Department since March 14.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident can call 330-430-3889.

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