Suspect killed his father, then went to another person's house and told them he was the devil: report

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Source: MEGA; Wayne County Sheriff's Department

Mar. 1 2022, Published 11:18 a.m. ET

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A man accused of murdering his father in Indiana was arrested, authorities said.

On Feb. 25, deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana responded to a report of a suspicious person.

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It was reported the man, later identified as Jeremy Kelly, arrived at the home and began to yell at a woman, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department. Kelly claimed he was the devil and told the woman to get in his car.

The woman ran to safety and called 911.

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Kelly went back to his car and left the area, according to the sheriff’s department. Deputies found Kelly and his vehicle and he was detained.

Deputies found a shotgun and handgun inside his car that were stolen. Police also learned that officers in Portland, Indiana, were looking for Kelly as the suspect in the murder of his father. Authorities said the killing happened earlier the same day.

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Kelly was arrested and booked into jail.

kelly arrest
Source: MEGA; Wayne County Sheriff's Department

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