Suspect cleared of possible murder charge

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HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) A possible murder charge against the suspect in a Huber Heights homicide investigation, has been cleared. But that man remains in jail.

Melissa Nilson, 26, was found dead in the yard of a Cree Avenue home Friday evening. Police say Ryan Mitchell was seen speeding away from the scene and was later taken into custody at a nearby bar.

Sunday, we spoke with jail officials about Mitchell. They confirmed he’s been cleared of a possible murder charge. He is now charged with failing to stop after an accident and theft of a motor vehicle.

His bond has now been set at $2 million.

We left a message with Huber Heights Police for more information about the case, but have not yet heard back.

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