The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

State News

November 11, 2013

1 of 2 found dead in southern Indiana home set it ablaze

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — An investigator says one of the two people found shot to death in a southern Indiana home had set the house ablaze.

The News and Tribune and WDRB-TV quote Jeffersonville Police Detective Todd Hollis as saying the positioning of the bodies in the home's bathroom and evidence there of accelerants to fuel the fire eliminated the possibility of a third person setting the fire.

Firefighters found the bodies of 26-year-old year-old Morgan Julius and 27-year-old Courtney Grimm while fighting the blaze Saturday.

Clark County Coroner Terry Conway says autopsy results showed both died of gunshot wounds.

Hollis says the two victims had been a couple for less than a year. He says both families are distraught and in shock.

 

1
Text Only
State News
Staff Photos


We're looking for your photos! Share your photos of your favorite people, places and Madison County events in our September reader photo gallery. Click here to upload your photos

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide