INDIANAPOLIS - Police arrested a man Friday in the beating and stabbing death of a 66-year-old Elwood woman.
George Knotts, 68, is accused of killing Linda Speer, who was found dead Tuesday night in her home in the 1800 block of North C Street.
Knotts was arrested on preliminary charges of murder, strangulation, criminal confinement and aggravated battery.
Knotts was being held at the Madison County Detention Center. Formal charges were not yet filed.
One person was killed Tuesday morning when a semi crashed into an INDOT vehicle on I-65.
An inmate was found dead at the Marion County Jail Monday evening.
A child died at the hospital after being shot by another child Monday evening on Indianapolis' northwest side.
Sunny & comfortable through tomorrow. Storms return on Thursday
Indianapolis Public Schools officials plan to transform high schools into career academies starting in 2018.