The brother of an Akron woman , Hannah Hill, who was murdered in 1999, has died. 35-year old Justin Hill was found dead at his home in the Kenmore area on Sunday.
Justin was the spokesman for the Hill family when Denny Ross went to trial two times for the death of his sister, who was 18 at the time she was found strangled to death, with her body stuffed in the trunk of her car, and left in an east Akron neighborhood.
A spokesman for the Summit County Medical Examiner tells AkronNewsNow an official cause of death won't be determined until toxicology tests are completed. An autopsy revealed there appeared to be no initial signs of foul play .
The 34-year old Ross of Springfield Township was finally convicted of Hannah Hill's murder last October and sentenced to life in prison after a mistrial was declared in his first trial for her death in 2000.