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Police arrest 3 people on murder charges after body found in Anderson nature preserve

Brittney Vontress (left), Jordan Zirkle (center) and Taylor Wheeler (right)ANDERSON, Ind. — Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder investigation aftera body was discovered at an Anderson nature preserve.Taylor Wheeler, Jordan Zirkle and Brittney Vontress were taken into custody

FOX 59 - 2018-08-14 16:04:06

3 arrested in connection to Madison County homicide

Photo of Jordan Zirkle (left), Brittany Vontress (middle), and Taylor Wheeler (right). (Provided Photo/Madison County Sheriff's Department)

WISH-TV - 2018-08-14 16:21:12

A decade later, man pleads guilty to local slaying

NEW CASTLE, Ind. – Three days shy of a decade after the slaying, a former Delaware County resident on Wednesday formally admitted to killing a Middletown man during a house burglary.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-15 15:35:00

Sheriff: Deaths of 2 people connected; 4 suspects arrested

Two women, who identify themselves as the mother and sister of the victim, embrace at the scene in Grant County where the body of a woman was discovered Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Police suspect foul play.Laura Arwood | The Herald Bulletin

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-14 18:36:00

Police: Woman crashes into I-69 construction zone at four times the legal limit

Indiana State Police Sgt. Scott Jarvis was at the 217 Mile Marker of I-69 at about 10:30 p.m. when a vehicle, driven by Rachel Whited, 30, crashed into an arrow board and a "crash truck" dump truck.

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-08-14 16:43:00

Arrest Log: Aug. 14

Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Sunday and Monday based on Madison County Jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.Madison County Jail inmates: 300. Total inmates i

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-14 13:00:00

Man's body discovered in heavily wooded area near Anderson

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. -- The discovery of a man's body in Madison County early Monday morning is being handled as a criminal matter, according to the sheriff.


Fourth arrest made following discovery of second body near Madison County

Brittney Vontress, 30, Jordan Zirkle, 30, and Taylor Wheeler, 22, all of Anderson, were arrested Tuesday. They have been preliminarily charged with murder.

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-08-14 19:12:58

4 arrested in connection with homicide investigation involving 2 bodies found in Madison, Grant counties

Tuesday morning, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said Taylor Wheeler, Jordan Zirkle and Brittney Vontress were taken into custody around 4 a.m. All three face preliminary murder charges. Later in the afternoon, Sheriff Scott Mellinger said a fourth suspect was being charged in the case.

FOX 59 - 2018-08-14 16:04:06

Three arrested in connection with Monday's homicide

ANDERSON — Three Anderson residents have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the homicide investigation Monday at Rangeline Nature Preserve."Our detectives worked leads through last night," according to a press release from Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger.Arrested were:•

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-14 16:15:00

7 children removed from Muncie home, parents arrested after 1-year-old found covered in bug bites

McKalia Dalton, 29, and Linnie Balfour were both arrested late Sunday after police responded to a report at their home on West 10th Street and found a young child covered in bug bites.

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-08-14 04:03:45

School resource officer helps catch suspect

PENDLETON – A Pendleton Heights High School resource officer on Monday helped catch a suspect sought on several warrants following a three-hour chase through woods and along a railroad track.Pendleton Police Chief Marc Farrer said Officer Ryan Baker helped catch Andrew Hendricks, 30, at Madison Aven

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-13 21:57:19

Sheriff: Body found at Rangeline Nature Preserve

The gate outside of the Rangeline Nature Preserve.ANDERSON - Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger has confirmed to The Herald Bulletin that the body of a deceased male has been found on the property at the Rangeline Nature Preserve.The deceased may or may not be related to case the sheriff’s depar


Credible bomb threat shut down Rascal Flatts show, police say

"Exact information on how the threat was made, reported, and other details concerning the incident will not be released as these points are integral to the current open investigation," the release said. "Once the concern was made known, venue, security, and law enforcement personnel took planned and

WISH-TV - 2018-08-14 01:40:06

Arrest Log: Aug. 12

Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, based on Madison County Jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.• Anderson police arrested Daniel Le


Children removed from home after toddler's flea bites prompt neglect probe, arrests

While related paperwork was being completed, an officer wrote, four of Dalton’s children were outside playing, and he noted the youngest child, a one-year-old girl, had “what appeared to be bug bites on her arms and legs.”


Rascal Flatts ‘safety concern’ at Ruoff: Authorities say investigation still under way

Live Nation, the concert company that owns Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, said last week in a statement that a “safety concern” prompted the evacuation after the band had left the stage but before it came on for its encore at 10:45 p.m.


Cold case files: How an unsolved death rocked a small Indiana town

An unsolved crime is always unsettling, but it's especially unsettling in a small town like the Tipton (pop. 5,106), where people know each other and so may regard neighbors with fresh eyes and wonder who's capable of what.


Delaware County killer's use of scripture rankles prosecutor

Gaston resident Tommy Ross, now 61, fatally shot his ex-wife Paula outside their daughter’s elementary school on Oct. 5, 1994.


Person dead after trying to rob convenience store

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — A person is dead after trying to rob a Get Go convenience store near Lawrence.Two customers opened fire after the suspect attempted to rob the store with a gun.The suspect was transported to the hospital in critical condition, but later died.BREAKING: Suspect killed during atte