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Man indicted in Springfield murder


The man accused of killing a Springfield woman late last month was indicted on a murder charge this week by the Clark County grand jury.

Ryan O’Dell Baker, 27, of 1585 Mound St., was jailed July 2 on a parole violation and the next day was charged with the June 30 death of Alana Spink, 33.

According to authorities, Spink died of blunt force trauma. However, a final determination has not yet been released from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. She died at Miami Valley Hospital after being flown there.

Springfield Police Division investigators are trying to determine if Baker struck Spink with his station wagon in the 2100 block of West Jefferson Street. The car was impounded, according to earlier reports.

The charge came less than a year after he was released from prison for a robbery.

The grand jury also indicted Karl Richendollar, 66, of 1613 S. Limestone St., on two counts of felonious assault.

Police allege Richendollar intentionally drove a pickup truck over two people July 1 on Oak Street, hospitalizing one and injuring the other.

Baker and Richendollar remained in Clark County Jail on Wednesday.

The grand jury also returned the following indictments:

Fadi Afram, 22, Dayton, theft

Youssef Hamdi, 52, Englewood, Ohio, theft

Aaron M. Salyers, 31, 1715 W. North St., Apt. 131, breaking and entering

Joshua A. Fraley, 27, 3414 E. High St., receiving stolen property

Cassie Einhaus, 34, 4286 N. Hampton Road, deception to obtain a dangerous drug

Karen S. Hughey, 50, 241 Chestnut Ave., felonious assault

David Stiltner Jr., 34, Portsmouth, Ohio, three counts of receiving stolen property

Timothy S. Miller, 50, 1728 Fernmont Drive, New Carlisle, domestic violence

Joshua Lee Powers, 27, 208 Poe Ave., Urbana, domestic violence


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