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Hamilton assault that turned deadly going to grand jury

A grand jury will now consider the case of a Hamilton man charged with murder after an assault that turned deadly.

Brandon Lee Mills, 40, of Parkamo Avenue, is accused of causing the death of Jeremy Combs on Aug. 11.

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Combs, 41, of Hastings Avenue, was found unresponsive at a home on Hampshire Court and was pronounced dead at an area hospital, according to a police report.

“It was an assault that turned deadly,” said Hamilton police Sgt. Brian Robinson.

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Today, Mills waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Hamilton Municipal Court and the case was automatically sent to a Butler County grand jury for consideration.

Defense attorney David Washington told the Journal-News he is working on a resolution to the case, possibly before the grand jury hears it.

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Mills is being held in the Butler County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.

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