13-year-old accused of murder of 69-year-old woman during burglary in Indianapolis

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Oct. 28 2021, Published 9:22 a.m. ET

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A 13-year-old has been charged with the murder of a 69-year-old woman earlier this month, though prosecutors have not decided whether to charge the teen as an adult.

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The suspect's name has not been released as he has not been charged as an adult, according to WISH.

Just before 5 a.m. on Oct. 10, a woman was fatally shot at a house in the 1200 block of Windsor Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, according to WISH.

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Neighbors told WISH they believe the shooting happened during an attempted burglary when the victim startled the intruders, but police have not confirmed that detail.

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Police said the woman, identified as Antonia Reiner, died about two hours after arriving at the hospital, WISH reported. Neighbors knew Reiner as a volunteer for projects in the area and as a mother and grandmother, according to WISH.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Chris Craighill at (317) 327-3475 or e-mail Chris.Craighill@Indy.gov.

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