Canton Police Investigating Double Homicide - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Canton Police Investigating Double Homicide

Canton, OH - Police are investigating two murders that occurred within 24 hours of each other.

A Canton man was found Saturday afternoon and police are now looking for a male and female who were last seen leaving the victim's apartment at 109 Kennet Court. Apt 2. Michael Kuligowski, 44-years-old, was found beaten to death in his living room around 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Police believe Kuligowski was possibly a victim of robbery.

The apartment building landlord noticed that the victim's apartment door was damaged and called police. Kuligowski suffered traumatic injury to the back of his head. An autopsy was scheduled for Sunday.

Police are looking for a white, bald headed male suspect about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing in around 210 pounds. Police are also looking for a white female in her 20's with bleach blonde hair.

Anyone with information was asked to call Canton Detectives at (330) 489-3141 or the Canton Police Department at (330) 649-5800. 

The first homicide involved female victim Tomi L. Ghezzi who was murdered early Friday morning and found in the 2700 block of Harrison Avenue NW.

Peyton J. Sumpter, 20-year-old boyfriend of Tomi L. Ghezzi, was arrested and charged with her murder.

He was in court this morning - judge set bond at $1M.

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