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Canton police: Man dead, woman seriously hurt in domestic violence fight

It happened on St. Patrick's Day just after 10:30 p.m. in Canton.

CANTON, Ohio — The Canton Police Department is investigating a deadly incident that left one man dead and a woman seriously hurt.

It happened Friday, March 17, just after 10:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Walnut Ave. N.E.

Officers responded there after someone from the home called for help. Once there, they found a man unresponsive with multiple stab wounds, a news release said. The man, identified as 36-year-old Spencer Price, was taken to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital, where he died.

While at the home, officers found a woman who had serious injuries to her face and head, including several teeth "knocked out," the news release said.

The woman told officers that Price was her boyfriend and that the two had been fighting. She said after assaulting her, Price allegedly attacked the downstairs neighbor, who then allegedly stabbed him.

The woman was taken to Aultman Hospital, where her condition is unknown.

Both the Stark County Prosecutor's Office and the Canton Police Detective's Bureau are investigating this case. At the time of this story, no arrests had been made.

Anyone with more information can call the Canton Police Detective Bureau at (330) 489-3144. Or, send an anonymous tip through Tip 411.

Stick with 3News for more updates on this story as they become available.

Editor's Note: The following video is from a previous, unrelated report.

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