The man whose body was found in the Cuyahoga River in Kent Saturday afternoon has been identified as a man who has been missing for five days.
The Portage County Coroner's Office tells AkronNewsNow.com that they've identified the victim as 28 year-old Dante Warren. He hadn't been seen since September 16th.
The Kent Police Department responded to the scene at just before 12:30 Saturday afternoon, and assisted the Kent Fire Department and the Portage County Water Rescue Team in recovering the body.
Kent Police say the incident is still under investigation.
A Barberton man is dead following an industrial accident in Kent.
The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office reports that Russell Hirschfelt, 49, was crushed between a backhoe and a stack of concrete slabs.
It happened at a construction site on Erie Street Tuesday morning. Hirschfelt was taken to Akron City Hospital and died about 7 or 8 hours later. An autopsy is scheduled for today.
Kent firefighters are also investigating.
Five animals died in a fire out in Kent earlier this week.
Kent Fire Officials tell the Record Courier that the flames at a house in the 300 block of Cherry Street Monday night, killed three cats and two dogs.
Firefighters were able to rescue a cat trapped inside as the crews responded at 10:40 p.m. The only resident at the home was evacuated and did not need immediate medical treatment. It took about a half hour to calm the blaze.
Fire officials say the damage is estimated at $75,000.
A cause is not known as the department continues to investigate.
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