(9-18-21) Sara Buzzard (30) of Marion, Indiana pleaded not guilty in Mercer County Common pleas court yesterday to 18 felony charges in connection with the killing and dismemberment of Ryan Zimmerman (21), whose skeletal remains were found in 2016 in Mercer County.

Buzzard faces a possible death sentence. Charges against Buzzard include two counts of unclassified felony aggravated murder, kidnapping and gross abuse of a corpse.

Buzzard is due back in court on September 27th. She continues to be held in the Mercer County Adult Detention Center.

Indictment: