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New court dates set for Daniel Clay in Chelsea Bruck murder case

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Sep 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-28 17:06:39-04

Daniel Clay, 27, of Newport was back in court Wednesday afternoon in connection with the murder of Chelsea Bruck. His next court dates will be in October and November.

Clay has been charged with second degree murder in the case.

Chelsea Bruck disappeared from a Frenchtown Township Halloween party in October 2014. Her remains were found 6 months later in Ash Township.

In court Wednesday, a probable cause conference date was set for October 26th at 10 a.m. A preliminary hearing will take place November 2nd at 8:30 a.m.

According to Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone, the sheriff's office was given information from the Michigan State Police Crime Lab that connected the suspect to the investigation.

After doing surveillance on his home, he was arrested.

Malone said Clay revealed information "that only the killer would know."