Suspect with warrant connected to Bowen murder investigation arrested

Christopher Channing Mathis
Christopher Channing Mathis

Christopher Mathis, a 27-year-old from Kentland had a warrant issued for assisting a criminal

Posted: Apr 9, 2019 12:37 PM
Updated: Apr 9, 2019 12:39 PM

NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Christopher Channing Mathis, a 27-year-old from Kentland has been taken into custody by Investigators from the Newton County Prosecutor's Office.  Officials had issued a warrant for "assisting a criminal" on Friday in connection to the alleged murder of Nicole Bowen. 

Three other people have been arrested after the initial investigation. Garrett K. Kirts of Lebanon was arrested for the alleged murder of Bowen with Jasmine Parker and Ashley Garth arrested for "assisting a criminal".

Bowen's body was found just north of Kentland on Saturday, March 30th.

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