HAMILTON, Ohio -- A judge issued a $4 million bond for the man accused of killing 23-year-old Ellen Weik.
Michael Strouse entered a not guilty plea Wednesday morning. He faces multiple charges in the death of Weik, whose body was found in a Liberty Township field last month.
Weik died of asphyxiation, according to court documents. She had been missing out of West Chester when her body was found.
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Strouse stands charged with murder, aggravated murder, menacing by stalking, tampering with evidence, theft, gross abuse of a corpse, abuse of a corpse. A judge has issued a $2 million bond for Strouse Monday.
Strouse is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 3 for a plea or trial setting.