AKRON -- A woman was found dead outside a vacant business in Akron.

The Akron Police Department and Summit County Medical Examiner's office is investigating the death.

The woman was found at 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of East South Street.

The woman is described as a middle-aged white woman who had suffered severe head trauma.

If you know anything about this case you are asked to contact the Akron Police Department at 330.375.2181.