COLUMBUS, Ind. - An autopsy report says the manner of death is undetermined for a gunshot victim whose body was exhumed.
The report on the April 2013 death of 49-year-old Cary Owsley of Columbus was released Tuesday by Bartholomew Circuit Court.
The Republic reports Dr. Scott A Wagner wrote in the report that gunshot particles deep in the wound suggested a contact wound, and therefore, suicide, but he couldn't rule out an accident. Wagner said there's no evidence of a homicide "within reasonable medical certainty."
Owsley's only sibling, Cheryl Jackson, had sued for the right to exhume the body after the sheriff's department ruled the death a suicide. A second pathologist hired by Jackson hasn't released his report yet.
Owsley was married to the ex-wife of an officer who investigated his death.
Pence names new Homeland Security director
Gov. Mike Pence has tapped a new executive director for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
PD: CNAs abused Alzheimer's patient
Two certified nursing assistants at a Winter Haven nursing home are under arrest after they tormented and hit a 75-year-old Alzheimer’s…
Man fatally shot on city's northeast side
Police were investigating after a 29-year-old man was fatally shot on the city's northeast side Thursday evening.
2 to be sentenced in clerk's killing
Two of three people connected to the robbery and murder of a gas station clerk will learn their punishment Friday.
Zoeller reminds politicians about robocall ban
Indiana's attorney general is reminding political candidates that using technology which automatically calls residential phone numbers and…
Muncie man convicted of neglect in child's death
Jurors have convicted a Muncie man of child neglect and other charges stemming from his wife's fatal abuse of her young Haitian cousin and…