Police investigate death of woman found in S. Indiana river

Police Lights

State Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old woman whose body was found in a southern Indiana river.

Posted: May. 22, 2018 1:33 PM

NEW PEKIN, Ind. (AP) — State Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old woman whose body was found in a southern Indiana river.

A group of men riding all-terrain vehicles found Christina E. Collins' body Saturday in the Blue River near New Pekin, a town about 35 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky.

The (Jasper) Herald reports an autopsy performed Sunday positively identified the body as that of Collins, of New Perkin.

Authorities say the autopsy found no signs of a struggle, drowning or trauma. The cause of death was undetermined, although foul play isn't suspected and toxicology results could take weeks to be completed.

Investigators believe Collins had been dead in the water since last Thursday. Police said a vehicle found parked on the river's banks had been used by Collins.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 43°
Kokomo
Clear
49° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 43°
Rensselaer
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 45°
Fowler
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 45°
Williamsport
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 51°
Crawfordsville
Clear
47° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 43°
Frankfort
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 50°
Delphi
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 42°
Monticello
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 42°
Logansport
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 42°
Cooler early in the week, then warmer with rainfall.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events