Suspect cleared of possible murder charge

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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