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Woman arrested in Fulton County for death of 21-year-old

Photo of Christina Mendoza. (Provided Photo/FCSO)

FULTON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A woman has been arrested in Fulton County in connection to the death of a 21-year-old, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.

Christina Mendoza, 27, has been taken into custody for the death of 21-year-old Cheyenne Ruttschaw.

According to the FCSO, deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive female and when they arrived at the corresponding address, Ruttschaw was located. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

An autopsy determined, according to deputies, that Ruttschaw died of multiple blunt force injuries.

Mendoza faces a preliminary charge of domestic battery resulting in death.

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