Whitestown Police Working on Homicide Investigation

Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department and the Boone County Homicide Task Force are currently working an incident that occurred on I-65 early Sunday morning as a homicide.

The female victim was identified as Ceaira M. Reed (29) of Illinois, and was pronounced deceased on scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers found Reed as the sole occupant of a white MercedesBenz SUV. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this tragic time.

This is an ongoing investigation, and if anyone may have additional information that could help our investigation, we urge them to contact Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department at 317-732-4305.

At approximately 3:53 a.m. Sunday, Whitestown units were dispatched to a disabled vehicle against the guardrail on Interstate 65 at the 131 mile-marker northbound. Officers arrived on scene to investigate and found an unconscious and unresponsive female in the vehicle. The female was pronounced deceased at the scene.