Sudden death investigation underway after woman’s body found


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On Wednesday, May 10 at approximately 4:37 p.m., officers from the Akron Police Department responded to a call from a citizen in the 900 block of Valdes Avenue who reported discovering a body near her home.

Upon arrival, officers located the body of an adult female who was deceased. No signs of trauma were immediately evident.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Investigators are currently attempting to identify the victim and notify her family.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. Anonymous tips can also be provided to the Summit County Crimestoppers by calling 330-434-COPS, texting TIPSCO and your tips to 274637, or by downloading the Akron PD app and submitting information by texting Tips411, or via the website at