Additional Arrests Made in Death of Radio DJ


UPDATE (2:42a.m. E.T. – October 25th, 2016)

Just after 2:30 Tuesday morning Terre Haute Police announced that they had arrested two more people in connection with the Murder of WFNB DJ Matt Luecking.

Assistant Chief of Police Shawn Keen, said that they arrested Benjamin Selig, 28, of Rockville for a felony count of Assisting a Criminal.

THPD also said that they arrested Kathleen Featherstone, 25, of Terre Haute on Felony Murder, Robbery, and Burglary charges.

Police say additional arrests could be made as the investigating continues.


Terre Haute Police is investigating a murder of a popular Terre Haute radio personality.

Just after 11:00 Monday the body of Matt Luecking was discovered in a bedroom on Jackboot Court.

That’s inside Village Quarter apartment complex at State Road 46 and Poplar Drive on Terre Haute’s Eastside.

Terre Haute Police say initial observations of Luecking’s body indicated that of a homicide.

After a brief search of the area couldn’t turn up the victim’s car. Police then issued an advisory to surrounding agencies; they say within an hour Vermillion County Police informed them that two men tried to use Luecking’s credit card and identity at the Walmart in Clinton.

Walmart loss prevention became suspicious of the two males when one of the individual started looking for the identification in order to sign for the purchase.

When the pair left the store they inadvertently left behind the ID belonging to Luecking.

Walmart provided the license plate number of the pairs get-a-way vehicle along with security video to Terre Haute Police; with that information the agency went to the home where the vehicle was registered.

Once on the scene police noticed the duo loading item’s into Luecking’s Chevy Cobalt.

Police arrested John Collins, 24, Terre Haute. Collins faces Murder charges.

The investigation continues.

Matt Luecking worked at Terre Haute Savings Bank.

He known also a Disc Jockey on Terre Haute’s WFNB 92.7.

Luecking also operated a entertainment and DJ Business.

Luecking was well-known in the Wabash Valley. He often appeared at public events, including many ribbon cutting ceremonies for the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, where he served as an ambassador.

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