Akron daughter found guilty of murdering mom

Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 8:10 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 1:23 PM EDT
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - After several days of deliberating, a jury found a 23-year-old Akron woman guilty of murdering her mom.

Sydney Powell’s trial began on Sept. 6 in front of Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Kelly McLaughlin.

The jury started deliberating on Monday and reached a verdict on Wednesday afternoon.

They found Powell guilty on murder, felonious assault, and tampering with evidence.

On March 3, 2020, Sydney stabbed her mother, Brenda Powell, to death inside their Scudder Avenue home during an argument.

Brenda, 50, died from her injuries at Cleveland Clinic Akron General.

Sydney will be sentenced on Sept. 28 at 8:30 a.m.

arrested for murdering her mom
arrested for murdering her mom((Source: Summit County Sheriff))