Hamilton County's prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a 20-year-old man accused of stabbing a man to death and then turning the knife on four small children. (FOX19 NOW/file)
Akihiko Clayton's mug shot when he was booked for unrelated robbery and kidnapping charges (Source: Kenton County Jail)
SPRINGDALE, OH (FOX19) -
Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced is seeking the death penalty for a 20-year-old suspect in the stabbing death of Emilio Ramirez and stabbing attacks of four young children.
“This is a terrible crime," Deters said Wednesday in a prepared statement. "To break into someone’s home and stab him to death and stab four innocent young children for absolutely no reason is horrific."
Akihiko Clayton was indicted on two counts of aggravated murder, four counts each of aggravated murder and felonious assault, eight counts of felonious assault and one count each of aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary.