Indiana State Police say an arrest has been made in a Sullivan County homicide.
Police arrested Joshua T. Hall, 32, early Thursday afternoon in connection to the death of Rustin Rehmel.
Rehmel was found dead early in the morning on August 15th in her Shelburn home.
During the investigation, police found that Hall and Rehmel were at Mickey’s Bar in Farmersburg, late in the evening on August 14th.
According to Police, an argument between Rustin Rehmel and Joshua Hall began in the bar.
That lead to Hall battering Rehmel.
Police say that another patron in the bar, saw Hall beating Rehmel, and attempted to break up the fight.
In doing in so Hall, hit the patron in the face.
The punch left patron unable to do anything, and the altercation was ultimately broken up by the patron’s nephew.
Rehmel was taken home by the nephew, where they were met by Joshua Hall.
Police say Hall reportedly forced his way though the window of the home that Hall and Rustin Rehmel shared.
A brief scuffle between the nephew and Hall broke out, but ultimately the nephew left.
According to police, at some point after the nephew left, and while Hall was still in the home Rehmel become unconscious and unresponsive.
Hall then called the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office via 911.
Police say that EMS and Sheriff’s Office officials attempted to rescue Rehmel.
Rehmel was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy was conducted at Terre Haute Regional Hospital on Tuesday.
It concluded that Rehmel died of blunt force trauma to the head.
An arrest warrant on Joshua Hall was served Wednesday afternoon at the Sullivan County Jail.
Hall was already incarcerated for the battering of the bar patron.
He faces several felony charges including Voluntary Manslaughter, Involuntary Manslaughter, Reckless Homicide, Criminal Confinement, and Battery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.