2 teens in custody for murder of man in Stark County

Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 7:50 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2022 at 2:10 PM EDT
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STARK COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Louisville police arrested a 17-year-old female and a 15-year-old male for the stabbing death of a man earlier this week.

According to Louisville police, officers on patrol were flagged down around 4 p.m. Tuesday for a person injured at Wildwood Park at 500 Stertzbach Ave.

Officers found Michael Morris, 22, of the Alliance area, with a stab wound to the chest.

Morris was rushed to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital, were he died shortly after he arrived.

Police said the incident involved multiple juveniles and reportedly stems from previous unresolved conflicts between some of those involved.

The 17-year-old female is charged with murder, felonious assault and aggravated criminal trespass.

The 15-year-old male is charged with aiding and abetting in murder and felonious assault, aggravated criminal trespass and carrying a concealed weapon.

Both juveniles were taken to the Multi-County Juvenile Attention Center.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 330-875-1607.