Woman Found Shot Dead In Indy Street, Estranged Husband Arrested On Murder Charge: Report

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Source: Unsplash; Indianapolis Metro police

Aug. 25 2022, Published 3:22 p.m. ET

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A man is accused of killing his estranged wife in Indiana and leaving her in the middle of a street, police said.

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On Aug. 25, authorities said they arrested Marcelus Teasley, 30, for his role in the killing of 35-year-old La’Shelle Teasley.

Around 6:30 a.m., police in Indianapolis responded to North Tuxedo Street for a report of a person shot.

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When officers arrived, they found La’Shelle Teasley lying in the middle of the street with gunshot wounds, according to police. She was pronounced at the scene.

Investigators identified Marcelus Teasley as a suspect and he was in a nearby home. He refused to surrender and was possibly armed, police said. A SWAT team responded and then Marcelus Teasley left the home.

Police said they believe the shooting was after a domestic disturbance over a firearm.

Marcellus Teasley was arrested and charged with murder and serious violent felon.


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