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Akron Police investigating murder of 37-year-old woman

The victim's body was discovered during a welfare check.

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department in collaboration with the The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the apparent homicide of a 37 year-old woman.

The victim, identified as Ericka Weems, was discovered at her home in the 900 block of Hardesty Blvd following a welfare check on Monday. 

According to police, Weems suffered several gunshot wounds including a fatal shot to her head. 

No information on a motive or potential suspects has been released. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.