A jury has convicted a 22-year old Akron man of murder and aggravated robbery for the shooting death of another man.
Last August Chad Stephens,of Baird Street, shot and killed 33-year old Kim Slayko after Slayko had agreed to meet Stephens to arrange the purchase of a pain-killer. Slayko was shot behind a house on Baughman Street. Earlier that day two men had attempted to rob Slayko, after Stephens had set up an earlier meeting with him, and Stephens failed to show.
Slayko, a Ravenna native, was a U.S. Army veteran who had served in Afghanistan.
Summit County Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands will sentence Stephens May 30th.
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