New judge denies bond for Timothy Doll, charged with DeKalb murder in death of Gracie Sasso-Cleveland

Judge Philip Montgomery appointed to preside over murder case after Doll requested judge substitute

Police allege Timothy M. Doll, 29, of DeKalb, (shown in this May 9, 2023 booking photo) suffocated Gracie Sasso-Cleveland, 15, with a pillow after a fight, before discarding her body in a dumpster May 4, 2023 and tossing her belongings in the trash. Doll is charged with first-degree murder in the girl's death. (Inset photo provided by DeKalb County Jail)
Mother Ericka Sasso (left) and daughter Gracie Sasso-Cleveland (right) pose for a photo after a concert and orchestra DeKalb High School in this 2022 photo. Gracie, 15, was found dead in a dumpster May 7, 2023. Timothy M. Doll, 29, of DeKalb, is charged with first-degree murder in her death.
Circuit Court Judge Philip Montgomery talks to Douglas Moeller, former DeKalb School District 428 superintendent, during his sentencing Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2023, at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore. Moeller was sentenced to 24 months conditional discharge and 100 hours of community service after being found guilty of one count of non-consensual dissemination of a private sexual image, a class 4 felony.