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Akron police looking for a suspect in a double murder

Akron police looking for a  suspect in a double murder
Posted July 17th, 2013 @ 9:31am

(Akron) - Akron Police have issued an aggravated murder warrant for 19-year-old Robert Pitts Jr. wanted in the deaths of two men.  Early Wednesday morning, police discovered the bodies of two men at an apartment on S. Rose Blvd. in Highland Square.

Police were called to check on the welfare of the residents, and when officers arrived they were able to enter the apartment through an unlocked door.

Once inside, they discovered the bodies of a 20-year-old man and a 53-year-old man. Both had been stabbed to death.

A 2006 Jeep Liberty belonging to one of the victims is missing. Police say it has an Ohio license plate FID-1963.

Pitts is described as a black male, around 5'10" and 210 pounds.  He should be considered armed and completely dangerous.

Anyone who may have seen the jeep is asked to call detectives at 330-375-2490.

So far no names have been released and police are not speculating about a possible motive.

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