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Man arrested, charged in connection with Greencastle homicide

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Posted at 10:00 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 02:13:21-05

GREENCASTLE — Greencastle police say a man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a woman found last week.

John Gonzalez, 28, of Terre Haute was located and arrested on Monday in connection with the death of Melissa "Lisa" Attkisson, according to a Facebook post from the Greencastle Police Department.

A warrant for murder, auto theft, and theft of a firearm, was issued Wednesday for Attkisson, according to online court records.

Police found Attkisson dead after they were called around 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 28 to the 100 block of East Berry Street, according to police.

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Putnam County Coroner Dave Brown ruled the cause of Attkisson's death as blunt force trauma, according to a previous Facebook post from the department.