Articles About homicide
The two-punch news last week that the body of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark was found in Glen Helen Nature Preserve, followed by the announcement that his death is being investigated as a homicide, has left the community reeling and seeking answers.
A body found Friday afternoon, April 12, in Glen Helen Nature Preserve has been identified by authorities as missing Yellow Springs resident Leonid “Lonya” Clark.
In a move that allows them to avoid the death penalty, the two defendants accused in the homicides early last year were in court Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, to accept a plea deal.
At a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m., Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer announced the arrest of Dustin M. Merrick on two counts of aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of William “Skip” Brown and Sherri Mendenhall.
The Yellow Springs community faced the most difficult of tragedies beginning on Sunday afternoon, when two local residents were discovered at a duplex located at 4444 East Enon Road, dead of apparent gunshot wounds.