Akron police have arrested the son of a 72-year old woman who was found stabbed to death in her Highview Avenue home in the city's Firestone Park area. Daniel E. Smelko, 48, of Highview Avenue was found hiding in the house. Smelko was charged with murder and booked into the Summit County Jail. Sees was killed following an argument with her son.
The Summit County Medical Examiner says Pat Sees had been stabbed in the chest.
Police went to the Highview Avenue home to conduct a welfare check on the woman.