The Akron Police Department and the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office were both investigating the murder of a woman at a Manchester Road address.
Twyla Pettiford, 52, of Akron was found dead in a garage around 11:30 a.m. June 17 with multiple gunshot wounds. She was prounounced dead at the scene and an autopsy was scheduled for June 18.
During the investigation, police identified a suspect. A murder warrant was signed for Chester “Billy” Walker. He is a black male, 53 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 205 pounds.
Police say he was driving a silver, 2012 Chevy Impala.
Walker, according to police, should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information was encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.
The Summit County Crimestoppers, 330-434-COPS
Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637
Callers can remain anonymous.