Officials identify man in Canton Township homicide


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The Stark County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a Canton Township homicide investigation.

Deputies were dispatched to Hardington Avenue NE near 12th Street NE in Canton Township in response to a body located along the side of the road just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived to the scene, they located man, now identified as 32-year-old Joseph Aaron Pomeroy of Plain Township, dead with ‘obvious signs of foul play.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3880 or by sending a tip to the anonymous tip line at 330-451-3937.