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Akron police are investigating an apparent homicide that took place Tuesday afternoon in the driveway of this East Tallmadge Avenue house. Neighbors report hearing several gunshots. (Paul Tople / Akron Beacon Journal)
It was early last year when I first spotted an increase in the number of young men’s and women’s photos appearing in death notices. On occasion, the obituaries mentioned that a son or daughter had lost a battle with addiction.