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Terre Haute man wanted for murder could be in Indianapolis, sheriff says

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WISH) — The Vigo County sheriff is asking for help to find a man who is wanted in connection to a Terre Haute homicide and who could be in the Indianapolis area.

Investigators are looking for Philip Atterson, 29, according to Sheriff John Plasse. A warrant for murder was issued for Atterson’s arrest.

Atterson is a white male, 6-feet-4, weighing approximately 200 pounds with blond/strawberry colored hair, Plasse said a Facebook post Saturday.

The sheriff’s office believes Atterson may be in the Indianapolis or Terre Haute area driving a silver Chevrolet Cobalt. Investigators say Atterson may be armed and dangerous.

Atterson is wanted in connection to the discovery of a woman’s body in a Terre Haute storage unit on Christmas Day. The woman was later identified as Sarah Henderson, 38, according to Plasse.

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If you have any information on Atterson’s location, you are asked to call Sergeant J. Newman with the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office at 812-462-3226, ext 7304.

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