Stark County | Canton mother, infant dead

CANTON -- A Canton mother and son are dead, according to Canton police and the Stark County Sheriff's Office.

Officers were called to a home at 1628 10th St. N.E. on a report of a suicidal individual about 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

When officers arrived with the Fire Department, the found the dead infant in the home.

In the meantime, the learned from the Sheriff's Office that the mother of the infant had committed suicide by walking in front of a moving semi on Interstate 77 at Milepost 115.

The mother is identified as Kayleisha Martin, 20, and the baby boy is identified as 1-year-old Omo Gonzalez.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Canton police Detective Bureau at (330) 489-3144. Anonymous tips can also be sent through Tip411 after signing up at www.cantonohio.gov/police.


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