CRIME, POLICE + COURTS

Trial date given to man who killed West Jordan teen in April

Aug 30, 2022, 7:28 AM | Updated: 8:45 am

Eli Mitchell, victim of fatal hit and run...

Photo of 13-year-old Eli Mitchell of West Jordan. Photo credit: the Mitchell family.

WEST JORDAN, Utah — The 50-year-old driver accused of hitting and killing a West Jordan teen, now has a trial date. Last April,  13-year-old, Eli Mitchell was killed in a hit and run. 
 
Identified as Mason Ohms, the 50-year-old faces a number of charges including automobile homicide. Police say Ohms spent hours in a bar drinking before hitting the teen who was riding his bike near 1500 West and 9000 South.
 
The Mason Ohms trial will start with Jury selection on Dec. 7.

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Trial date given to man who killed West Jordan teen in April