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Reann Murphy's accused murderer pleads not guilty

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Jerrod Metsker (Source: Wayne County Police) Jerrod Metsker (Source: Wayne County Police)
Reann Murphy (Source: Family) Reann Murphy (Source: Family)
WAYNE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

A 24-year-old man accused of killing his young neighbor earlier this month was arraigned in a Wayne County courtroom Thursday.

Jerrod Metsker pled not guilty to charges of kidnapping, rape and aggravated murder in front of Judge Spitler.

Reann Murphy was found dead in a trash bin December 15, at the Smithville mobile home park after a frantic search.

Cops say Metsker was the last person seen with Reann. Metsker also called 911 to report Reann missing.

Metsker's $1 million-dollar bond was continued.

No new court date has been set.

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