TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Authorities say a couple whose bodies were found in a rural western Indiana home died from hypothermia over the winter after they chose to live without electricity to their house.
The Vigo County coroner ruled that the deaths of 51-year-old Daniel Young and 53-year-old Donna Young were accidental. Police found their bodies in late April after a relative called concerned about their safety.
Coroner Susan Amos tells the Tribune-Star (http://bit.ly/1kNvynH ) she believes the Youngs died in February.
Sheriff's Chief Deputy Clark Cottom says the couple declined assistance to keep electricity turned on to their house about 10 miles south of Terre Haute.
Deputies found a gas-powered generator in the garage that was turned off. Both Youngs were wearing winter clothing, and Daniel Young was found wrapped in blankets.
Information from: Tribune-Star, http://www.tribstar.com
Pence: RFRA doesn't give license to discriminate
Gov. Mike Pence addressed the fallout surrounding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act during a news conference Tuesday morning while…
Pence defends RFRA in Wall Street Journal
Gov. Mike Pence is ramping up his push to defend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on the national stage.
The Rolling Stones to perform at IMS July 4
The Rolling Stones are coming to Indy on July 4!
Where are all the RFRA supporters?
Republican lawmakers in the Indiana House and Senate have said for months that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act enjoys large support…
Anti-RFRA resolution approved by Indy Council
Members of the Indianapolis City-County Council have approved a resolution opposing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.