A fatal stabbing occurred on Friday night in the 1100 block of Walnut Avenue NE.
The deceased, Spencer Price, 36, was found on the steps of a property with multiple stab wounds to his face, neck, and chest.
Despite the efforts of the Canton Fire Department, who rushed him to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital, he succumbed to his injuries and died.
The incident also left a female victim with serious injuries to her face and head, causing her to lose several teeth. The police identified her as Price’s girlfriend. According to her, Price had assaulted her before attempting to attack their downstairs neighbor, who then allegedly stabbed Price in defense.
The Canton Police Detective Bureau is currently investigating the case, and they are seeking information from the public. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the police at 330-489-3144, or through Tip411 or Stark County Crime Stoppers anonymously.
The Stark County Prosecutor’s Office will also be reviewing the information obtained during the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing, and the police have not yet made any arrests. The authorities have asked the public to refrain from speculation and to cooperate with the investigation.