Akron man charged with murder for stabbing death of mother

Man charged with murder for stabbing death of mother in Akron

AKRON - Akron police are investigating the stabbing death of a 76-year-old woman on the city's East Side.

The stabbing occurred Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of Crystal Street, police said.  The woman was found in the ktichen with stab wounds to her chest and abdomen. She was taken to Akron City Hospital where she later died.

Akron Police have arrested the victim's son, Michael Gleisinger, 48, and have charged him with murder. He is being booked into the Summit County Jail. 

Detectives say the stabbing stems from a domestic dispute.

The story is developing and will be updated as more information is released.

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