Homicide arrest


Evansville were called to 1900 “B” Plantation Ct at 7:00pm on August 19th for a check the welfare call. Officers arrived and could smell the odor of decomposition coming from inside of the home. 

Officers made entry and found two deceased people. Based on the condition of the bodies, officers believed they had been there for several days. Officers secured the home and notified the detective office of the deaths.

During the investigation, ERNEST DOUGLAS was identified as a person of interest. Based on witness statements and other evidence, police arrested Douglas and charged him with two counts of murder. He was taken into custody without incident and is in the Vanderburgh County Jail. 



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