Man arrested for April murder in Canton


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The Canton Police have arrested a man in connection with an April murder.

On April 27, 2021, police responded to the 600 block of Cleveland Ave. SW for reports of an unconscious man.

When they arrived, they located 60-year-old Jeffery Lotus dead with injuries to his head and body.

An arrest warrant was obtained July 1 for Michael Wells, 50, of Canton. He was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail. His bond has been set at $500,000.