Breaking News Bar
updated: 3/24/2014 7:30 AM

Body found left at Indianapolis apartment complex

Success - Article sent! close
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Police say a woman's body was found stuffed inside a wooden chest left next to a trash bin at an Indianapolis apartment complex.

Lawrence police Capt. Gary Woodruff says investigators believe the woman was killed elsewhere and brought to the complex where a security guard found the chest Sunday.

Woodruff says relatives of 24-year-old Jazmine Trammell last saw her Sunday morning. He says Trammell didn't live at the complex on the northeast side of Indianapolis, but did have friends there.

Woodruff called Trammell's death a homicide but wouldn't give more details until an autopsy was completed.

Investigators were seeking help in identifying the 4-1/2 foot-long chest with a leather-covered lid.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.