Detectives with the Indiana State Police and Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department continue to investigate a double homicide after two people were found deceased inside a residence on Douglas Drive on Friday, January 19, 2018.
The investigation began when the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department were requested to conduct a welfare check on the residents of the home after family became concerned. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered Walter Bryant, Jr., age 78, and his daughter Faith Craig, age 58, deceased inside the home. Evidence at the scene indicated that both Bryant and Craig were victims of a homicide.
The investigation led to a suspect being arrested in Kentucky on Saturday, January 20, 2018, on unrelated charges. The name of the suspect will not be released until formal charges are filed in this investigation. Charges are forthcoming in Dearborn County. Once completed, more information will be available for release.
Autopsies on the victims are being completed. No cause of death is being released at this time.
The families of the victims have been notified.
The Indiana State Police continues to be assisted in the investigation by the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department and Dearborn County Prosecutor’s Office.