Akron, OH – This afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals
Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Latrell
Wilson, 38. Wilson was wanted by the Akron Police Department for
Members of the Akron Police Department identified
Wilson as the suspect in the beating death of a 1-year-old that happened
on January 27, 2022, at an address on Edgewood Avenue in Akron.
According to the coroner’s office, the 1-year-old had broken ribs,
significant bruising, and head trauma. The cause of death is alleged to
be from beating or smothering, and according to police Wilson was the
only person with the 1-year-old on the date the baby died. This
afternoon, members of the NOVFTF arrested Wilson at his place of
employment near the 2400 block of Romig Road, Akron, Ohio.
Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “Killing a helpless and innocent child is a
horrific crime. Arresting this fugitive and bringing justice to the
family was at the top of our priority list.”
information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio
Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you
can submit a web tip. Reward
money is available, and tipsters may remain anonymous.
Akron Division consists of the following federal, state, and local
agencies: Akron Police Department, Barberton Police Department, Bath
Township Police Department Copley Township Police Department, Cuyahoga
Falls Police Department, Hudson Police Department, Kent Police
Department, New Franklin Police Department, Norton Police Department,
Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Portage County Sheriff’s Office,
Reminderville Police Department, Summit County Sheriff’s Office,
Tallmadge Police Department, United States Marshals Service, United
States Secret Service, University of Akron Police Department, Fairlawn
Police Department, and the Wayne County Court of Common Pleas.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency