INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) — Detectives with the Owen County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man Monday night at the Indianapolis International Airport in connection to a dead body found on a roadway in Owen County, according to a Facebook post on the department’s page.
Jay White, 36, Spencer, Ind., was taken into custody by investigators and charged with murder in the death of Elizabeth Stevens, police said. Stevens’ body was found on Texas Pike in Owen County last Tuesday by a passerby.
White, according to police, is being accused of shooting Stevens while they were both passengers in a car. Stevens died from a single gunshot to the head before being found in the Owen County roadway.
This investigation is still ongoing, police said. Follow mywabashvalley.com for further updates.