Akron Public Schools Superintendent, Christine Fowler Mack is offering condolences and prayers for the family and friends of 17 year old Ethan Liming, who was found dead near Akron's I-Promise School, last night.
Mack described Liming as a "rising senior" and "student leader", at Firestone Community Learning Center, where he was in the Academy of Design.
The Summit County Medical Examiner has ruled Liming's death a homicide. Police say he was knocked unconscious, and further assaulted after an altercation with unknown suspects.
Now, they're trying to find out who did it, and asking for tips.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. The Summit County Crimestoppers, Call 330-434-COPS Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 Callers can remain anonymous.