3 bodies found gagged, bound, shot in the head in Summit County

Published: Mar. 10, 2023 at 10:12 AM EST
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Police in Summit County on Friday launched an investigation following the discovery of three bodies.

Officials confirmed two bodies were found in a wooded area near Cordova Avenue and Redbush Avenue at 8:35 a.m.

Officials also confirmed a third man was found in Copley Township at 8:55 a.m. Miller confirmed the third victim was found in the 2100 block of Wright Road.

Akron Police Lieutenant Michael Miller and Copley Township Police Chief Michael Mier confirmed all victims were bound and gagged.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office said all three victims were shot in the head.

Miller said police are determining if the two incidents are related.

This is a developing story. Return to 19 News for updates.