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Ohio Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

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Code Section2901.13
FeloniesMurder or aggravated murder: none; others: 6 yrs.; fraud or breach of fiduciary duty: within 1 yr. of discovery of offense; official misconduct: within 2 yrs.; manslaughter, kidnapping rape, sexual battery, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, compelling prostitution, arson, robbery, burglary, aggravated riot, felonious or aggravated assault of a peace officer, felonious assault, or conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the above: 20 yrs.
Misdemeanors2 yrs.; minor misdemeanor: 6 mos.
Acts During Which Statute Does Not RunAbsent state or conceals identity or whereabouts or undiscovered corpus delicti; prosecution pending for same conduct

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