12-year-old murder cold case closed

HEBRON, Md. – A 12-year-old cold case out of Hebron, is now closed.

32-year-old Ryan Ellis has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the killing of Preston Morehouse.

47ABC reported on this story, when the incident first unfolded.

The 20-year-old was murdered in 2010 inside of a home off Ocean Gateway. Police reports show he was answering the door, peeked out the window and was gunned down by a rifle.

Ellis was originally arrested on first and second degree murder charges. After taking an Alford plea, he will serve six years behind bars and five years of supervised probation.

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