Two arrested in connection with April death of Indianapolis man

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Above: Edward H. Thompson (left) and Melissa York (right)

Henry County, Ind (May 2, 2014)– Two people have been arrested for the April murder of a 23-year-old Indianapolis man.

Around 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, officers were called to the area of Montgomery Creek, just off of Grant City Road in Henry County, on a report of a deceased male. A body was located by a passerby as they walked along the Grant City Road just south of Grant City in southwest Henry County.

An autopsy done later that week identified the body as that of Zackery D. Soots, age 23 from Indianapolis. Two people were arrested and charged Friday afternoon.

Arrested and charged with murder is Edward H. Thompson, age 34 of Indianapolis.

Melissa York, age 26 of Fairland, Indiana was also arrested. York is also charged with Assisting a Criminal, a class “C” felony.

Both are currently in the Henry County Jail.