A date has been set for the trial of a man in connection with the 1999 death of an Akron woman.
Denny Ross was in court today for a pretrial hearing related to his alleged involvement with the death of Hannah Hill, 18 of Akron.
The Beacon Journal is reporting Ross rejected a plea deal that would have meant 25 more years in prison or 15 to life with 8 years credit for time served.
His trial date is set for August 13th in Judge Judy Hunter's courtroom. The first trial for Ross was declared a mistrial in the fall of 2000.
The newspaper is also saying Ross had a choice of 2 deals, one for murder and one for manslaughter.
The 32-year old Ross is already in prison for an unrelated crime while he was free on bond following his mistrial in the Hill case.
He is charged with two counts of murder, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence, and felonious assault.
Ross will not face the death penalty.
Hill's body was found in the trunk of her car in Ellet after a week-long search in May of 1999.
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