SUBJECT: News Conference Scheduled Regarding Death Investigation
RELEASE NUMBER: 2019-NR-033
CONTACT: Major Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an Evansville man at a private residence in southeastern German Township.
On July 20, 2019 at approximately 6:03 PM the Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Glenview Drive in order to investigate reported suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, sheriff’s deputies encountered a distraught female outside the rear of the residence. The sheriff’s deputies entered the home and located a deceased male. The deputies observed indications of a violent struggle having occurred.
The female was detained and transported to the Sheriff’s Operations Center while a search warrant was obtained for the residence. The Sheriff’s Office considers the death suspicious. An active investigation is underway, with crime scene investigators still processing the scene. The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office is also investigating, with an autopsy scheduled for Sunday, July 21.
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will hold a news conference on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Sheriff’s Office Headquarters. Additional information will be revealed at that time. The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office will release the name of the deceased.