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Man dies in homicide, woman hurt in Carmel home; family member arrested

UPDATE: Carmel police on Tuesday identified the victim as 75-year-old David Claerbout, the father of suspect Christopher Claerbout. Christopher Claerbout faces preliminary charges of murder, criminal confinement, and domestic violence with serious bodily injury.

CARMEL, Ind. (WISH) — A man is dead, a woman was sent to a hospital, and a family member is under arrest, say Carmel police as they investigate a rare homicide in the city.

Carmel Police Department officers were sent about 6 p.m. Monday to a house in the 3500 block of Rolling Springs Drive. That’s west of Lake Woodland in the Woodland Springs subdivision, which is southeast of East 116th Street and Keystone Parkway.

The suspect, a family member, was arrested at an undisclosed site in southern Indiana, said Sgt. D.J. Schoff, a spokesperson for the department.

Online jail records list Christopher Claerbout being booked for murder in Hamilton County early Tuesday morning.

(Provided Photo/Hamilton County Jail)

Multiple news outlets in Louisville, Kentucky, news were told by Indiana State Police that the suspect was arrested in a wooded area on roads near the intersection of interstates 65 and 265 in Clark County, Indiana.

Schoff told reporters that more information likely would come sometime Tuesday.

Carmel has had fewer than 10 murders since 2007, according to statistics posted online.