Two dead in suspected Stark County murder-suicide; victims identified


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A 20-year-old woman is dead after Canton Police say she was shot and killed Sunday evening by a 21-year-old man.

Canton Police Chief John Gabbard said that officers were dispatched to 1634 10th St NE for reports on a shooting. When they entered the residence, they located the victim, identified as 20-year-old Jalyn Dempsey, deceased on the second-floor bedroom.

Officers also located Lamarre Elder, 21, who they say suffered a fatal self-inflicted gunshot round. Detectives are investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau at 330-489-3144.