Suspect Arrested In Connection To Cemetery Murder

Akron, OH - A 36-year-old man is under arrest and charged with murdering and raping the woman found in Akron's Mount Peace Cemetery.

The body of 33-year-old Susan Marie Christian Yates was found Monday morning on a path through Mount Peace Cemetery on Aqueduct Drive.

Police say Phillip Jones has an extensive violent criminal record and used to work at the cemetery. Phillips' family members buried at this location.

Authorities say it is not immediately clear how or if Jones knew the woman.

Jones is charged with aggravated murder and rape, and is being held at the Summit County Jail.