A Barberton man has pleaded not guilty to stabbing his mother to death and living with her decomposing body in the house for six months.
Michael Petrie, 32, was arraigned in Summit County Court via video today.His 1-million dollar bond was continued.
Barberton Police say Petrie killed his mother, 67-year-old Maureen Petrie, in October. .
Michael Petrie is due back in Summit County Common Pleas Court on April 24th at 8 a.m.
Barberton police arrested Petri after making a welfare check at the house on 23rd Street on April 3. This after family members called police to report they hadn’t heard from Maureen Petrie in about six months.