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Human remains found in N. Canton mobile home

Human remains found in N. Canton mobile home

(North Canton) - A horrific discovery made Monday afternoon in North Canton.  A man cleaning out the mobile home of his recently deceased mother on North Main Street discovered a foot locker inside the home which contained the skeletal remains of two infants.

The home belonged to 66-year old Judith Shumar who passed away Nov, 28. North Canton Police and the Stark County Coroner's Office confirmed the remains are human.  

They will be sent to the anthropology department at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania for DNA testing to determine the sex and possible age of the remains. N. Canton Police Chief Stephan Wilder says it's unclear how old the remains may be.


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