Woman, 27, arrested in connection to eastside homicide
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A woman has been arrested for her role in a homicide on the city’s east side, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
On Nov. 5, around 8:45 a.m., crews were called to a fire at a residence in the 3600 block of East Vermont Street.
Police said that once crews were on the scene, a deceased adult male, later identified as 24-year-old Charles Burgess Jr., was located. Investigators were then called to the scene due to suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
IMPD said investigators soon identified Brittany Snelbacker, 27, as a person of interest in the case.
On Nov. 19, during a traffic stop, officers located Snelbacker. Police said that following the traffic stop, Snelbacker was questioned and ultimately arrested in connection to Burgess Jr.’s death.