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Dolph Ziggler's brother Donald Nemeth arrested on murder charge

A $1 million bond has been set for Nemeth, who was wanted on suspicion of involvement in a January shooting. reports that Donald Nemeth has been arrested and on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. In late April, a warrant was issued for Nemeth's arrest on charges of aggravated murder, murder, kidnapping and felonious assault charges related to a January shooting death of a Marine Corps veteran.

Nemeth, 29, is currently being held on a $1 million bond. Nemeth, an Ohio native, is the brother of WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler and former WWE developmental talent Ryan Nemeth, AKA Briley Pierce.

The rough outline of the murder case according to authorities, rom

Nemeth, 29, and another man police have yet to identify met [Joshua] Mascol Jan. 23 at a room at the University Hotel and Suites on Euclid Avenue to complete a drug deal, according to court records.

Police previously said that Nemeth tried to rob Mascol during the encounter. The men got into a fight.

Nemeth pulled a pistol and shot Mascol three times, records say.

Paramedics found Mascol shot in a seventh-floor hallway. They later pronounced him dead.

Police obtained an arrest warrant charging Nemeth April 26. He was arrested two days later. A grand jury indicted him May 6.

Police are still working to identify the second suspect in the shooting. No further details of Nemeth's next court date are available at this time.

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