CANTON, Ohio (WHBC) – Canton police detectives say it was a domestic situation that led to the city’s latest homicide Thursday night.
26-year-old Joseph Jarvis of Wadsworth was stabbed to death at a home in the 1000 block of Spring Avenue NE, just south of 12th Street.
He was stabbed several times and died later at the hospital.
Patrol officers immediately arrested 19-year-old Kurt Hickenbottom, charging him with murder.
The two men had been staying at the house.
Jarvis had apparently been dating Hickenbottom’s mother.
This is the 3rd homicide in the city this year.