Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:39

Deceased Akron Recycling Worker Identified

The Summit County Medical Examiner has released the identity of the recycling worker who died on the job in Akron last week. 

On February 22nd, Eric Russell, 24, reportedly became trapped inside a baler machine at Greenstar Recycling at 1535 Exeter Road in Akron. 

It has been ruled an accident. An investigation into how it happened is ongoing. 

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Thursday, 16 February 2017 11:57

Toxicology Report Released In Hudson Shooting

The toxicology report is back on Saif Alameri, the Case Western Reserve student from the United Arab Emerites who was shot by a Hudson Police Officer after a car-chase and foot-chase back in early December.

The Summit County Medical Examiner determined that Marijuana was the only drug found in his system.

After crashing his car on the Turnpike, Alameri fled to a nearby neighborhood. After a reported struggle with Hudson Officer Ryan Doran, who fired 5 shots, killing Alameri.

The investigation into whether or not Doran was justified is ongoing.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:09

ME: Unarmed Alameri Shot 5 Times

The 26 year old Case Western Reserve University student shot and killed in what is described as a struggle with a Hudson police officer was hit at least five times by bullets.

The Summit County Medical Examiner says autopsy results do not include toxicology tests at this time, but Saif Mubarak Alameri of the United Arab Emirates was shot once in the head, once in the face and three times in the left leg during the incident with police Officer Ryan Doran, a 12-year veteran of the Hudson Police Department. Dashcam video from that day has audio of six shots fired.

Alameri had flipped his vehicle on the nearby Ohio Turnpike then fled the scene on foot; witnesses say he had been "running wildly" when he went into a wooded area along Hudson-Aurora Rd. when Doran found him. In the dashcam video, a dog can also be heard inside the vehicle reacting to the sound of shots fired. 

Alameri was not armed, investigators from Ohio's Bureau of Criminal Investigation report. Doran remains on paid leave.

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(Summit County Medical Examiner) This is a update concerning the death of Saif Mubarak Alameri who was shot during a struggle with a Hudson Police Officer. The autopsy examination revealed a total of 5 definite gunshot wounds. One to the head, one to the face and three to the left leg. Toxicology testing is not completed at this time. There is no other information to release at this time

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Wednesday, 02 March 2016 18:19

One Dead After Montrose Area Crash

One person is dead after a crash on State Route 18 in the Montrose-Ghent area Wednesday afternoon.

Copley police report the accident involving multiple cars happened on Route 18 and Creekrun Drive just before 4:00 Wednesday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said there were serious injuries involved accoring to NewsChannel 5.

The Summit County Medical Examiner confirmed the death after arriving on the scene about a half hour after the crash. 

Route 18 was closed in the area for the remainder of the afternoon.

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