Sheriff offering $5,000 to solve Yellow Springs homicide

Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 @ 10:27 AM

The father of Leonid "Lonya" Clark spoke with News Center 7's Molly Koweek in May 2019 about his son as he and his family seek closure.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is now offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Leonid “Lonya” Clark.

The sheriff’s office announced today the $5,000 reward for information that helps investigators solve the homicide case from Yellow Springs.

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Investigators have conducted multiple interviews and tips continue to come in, but “at this time, we are asking for additional public help,” the sheriff’s office release states.

“Someone is aware of exactly what happened and who caused the death of Mr. Clark,” the sheriff’s release states.

The 26-year-old Clark went missing in Yellow Springs in January and his body was found in April on the bank of the Little Miami River near the village.

Details from the autopsy, including findings for cause of death, have not been released.