Not guilty plea entered in Huber Heights murder

Ryan Mitchell accused of murder in Montgomery County.
Ryan Mitchell accused of murder in Montgomery County. (Photo/Montgomery Co. Jail)

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – The man accused of shooting and killing a Huber Heights mother was in court Thursday.

Ryan Mitchell will stay behind bars on a $1-million bond after his arraignment on murder charges.

He is accused of killing Melissa Nilson, 26, in the front yard of her Cree Avenue last month.

She leaves behind a 4-year-old child. The court entered a not guilty plea for Mitchell. 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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