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Neighbor arrested in death of Ohio girl found in trash bin to appear in court

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    Sheriff Travis Hutchinson, right, speaks with reporters as Jim Ciotti of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation looks on, during a news conference at the Wayne County Justice Center in Wooster, Ohio, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Jerrod Metsker, 24, was arrested at his home on a murder charge about 12 hours after deputies found the body of Reann Murphy near her home at a mobile park in Smithville, about 30 miles southwest of Akron, Hutchinson said. Reann was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Officers, firefighters and neighbors joined in the search for Reann, going door-to-door and combing area properties. Hutchinson wouldn't say how Reann was killed or offer a motive. He described Metsker as a family friend and neighbor. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Mary Beth Breckenridge) MANDATORY CREDIT (The Associated Press)

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    This photo provided by Wayne County shows Jerrod Metsker, 24, of Green Township, Ohio. Metsker, 24, was arrested at his home on a murder charge about 12 hours after deputies found the body of Reann Murphy near her home at a mobile park in Smithville, about 30 miles southwest of Akron, Sheriff Travis Hutchinson said. Reann was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Officers, firefighters and neighbors joined in the search for Reann, going door-to-door and combing area properties. Hutchinson wouldn't say how Reann was killed or offer a motive. He described Metsker as a family friend and neighbor. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Mary Beth Breckenridge) MANDATORY CREDIT (The Associated Press)

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    Wayne County sheriff's deputies secure the scene while investigators from the Ohio Bureau of Investigation search a mobile home in Wayne County's Green Township on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Jerrod Metsker, 24, was arrested at his home on a murder charge about 12 hours after deputies found the body of Reann Murphy near her home at a mobile park in Smithville, about 30 miles southwest of Akron, Sheriff Travis Hutchinson said. Reann was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Officers, firefighters and neighbors joined in the search for Reann, going door-to-door and combing area properties. Hutchinson wouldn't say how Reann was killed or offer a motive. He described Metsker as a family friend and neighbor. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Mary Beth Breckenridge) MANDATORY CREDIT (The Associated Press)

An Ohio man arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin is set for his first court appearance.

Twenty-four-year-old Jerrod Metsker is set to appear Monday in the Wayne County Court of Common Pleas on an aggravated murder charge in the death of Reann Murphy.

It's unclear if he has an attorney.

Metsker was arrested Sunday just 12 hours after deputies found the girl's body in a trash bin.

She had been missing since Saturday evening and was last seen playing outside.

Sheriff Travis Hutchinson declined to say how Reann was killed or discuss a motive.

He described Metsker as a neighbor and family friend.

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