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***UPDATE – Homicide Investigation on Interstate 65 in Whitestown***

Nov 4, 2019 | Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department

Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department and the Boone County Homicide Task Force are currently working an incident that occurred on I-65 early this morning as a homicide.

The female victim was identified as Ceaira M. Reed (29) of Illinois, and was pronounced deceased on scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers found Reed as the sole occupant of a white Mercedes-Benz SUV. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this tragic time.

This is an ongoing investigation, and if anyone may have additional information that could help our investigation, we urge them to contact Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department at 317-732-4305.

As this investigation continues, more information will be released as needed. There is no immediate public safety threat to the public

            On 11/3/2019, at approximately 3:53 am, Whitestown units were dispatched to a disabled vehicle against the guardrail on Interstate 65 at the 131 mile-marker northbound. Officers arrived on scene to investigate and found an unconscious and unresponsive female in the vehicle. The female was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation, and no victim information will be released at this time.

Responding Agencies: Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Zionsville Police Department, Lebanon Police Department, Boone County Coroner’s Office, Whitestown Fire Department

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