68-year-old Akron man murdered in home, car stolen

68-year-old Akron man murdered in home, car stolen
(Source: WMBF News)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 68-year-old man was found murdered in his own home Thursday evening.

Akron police said they went to the home in the 800 block of Wilmot Street around 9:30 p.m. for a welfare check after the victim had not been heard from for a period of time.

Officers said the man, whose name is not being released, had been stabbed.

The Summit County Medical Examiner will now conduct an autopsy.

Police said his car, a dark blue 2005 Subaru Outback, was missing and is now entered as a stolen vehicle.

The license plate is DJR-2214.

There are no suspects and anyone with information is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2490.

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