- Case number: 1279
- Incident location: 900 Cuyahoga Street
- Summit County
- Incident date: 9/23/1977
- Homicide date: 9/23/1977
- Gender: Male
- Race/Ethnicity: Black
- Law enforcement agency: Akron Police Department
Eighteen year old Melvin Gooden was found by construction workers in the Cuyahoga River near the above address. Gooden died of an apparent gunshot wound.
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