Akron residents find murder victim in parking lot

Akron residents find murder victim in parking lot
(Source: 19 News)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Residents found a man stabbed to death in a parking lot Thursday evening.

Akron police said officers on patrol were flagged down by citizens around 8:40 p.m. in the 100 block of E. York Street.

The victim, Bikram Rai, 26, was lying in an adjacent parking lot.

EMS transported him to Akron City Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Summit County Medical Examiner said Rai died of a stab wound to the neck.

Akron police arrested Bikash Rai, 23, of Akron.

Bikash is charged with murder.

Police have not released a motive.

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