Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
January 22, 2014 12:14 pm EST


MOUNT VERNON — A Knox County grand jury did not indict former police chief Mike Merrilees and Cpl. Robert “Kit” Morgan on Tuesday.

According to Dan Tierney, spokesperson for the Ohio Attorney General, the grand jury was given the case and issued a no bill, meaning no charges would result. A special prosecutor from the OAG’s office reviewed the BCI investigation, determined possible charges and presented witnesses to the grand jury, which is responsible for determining if enough evidence is present to press charges.

Despite Tuesday’s no bill, the case against Merrilees and Morgan, however, might not be over.

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