Investigation of Homicide


The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office and the Evansville Police Department are currently investigating a homicide which occurred at a residence on Read Street . The victim has been identified as Byron Lee Edwards Jr., age 27, of Evansville.

An autopsy was conducted as a result it was determined that Byron Edwards Jr. died as a result of multiple sharp force trauma. The death has been ruled a homicide.
The Evansville Police Department can provide updates on the progress of the investigation.