Woman sentenced in murder of Indianapolis woman who was found in cornfield

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Amanda Gonzales

UPDATE (September 2, 2015)– Amanda Gonzales was sentenced to 60 years in the Indiana Department of Correction.

GREENFIELD, Ind. (August 10, 2015)– A woman charged in the murder of another woman whose body was found in a Hancock County cornfield was found guilty Monday.

Amanda Gonzales was found guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder. She will be sentenced on September 2.

Katrina Miller, 23, was found dead on July 24 in a field near the intersection of County Road West 800 and County Road 350 North. Investigators said her remains were there for several days.

Amanda Gonzales (left, Joe Meyers (center) and Ronnie Westbrook (right).

Amanda Gonzales (left, Joe Meyers (center) and Ronnie Westbrook (right).

Miller died from a gunshot wound, and police found a shell casing near her body. They used fingerprints to confirm her identity. After her body was found, two witnesses came forward to tell police they knew what had happened.

Gonzales was arrested first in the case. Two days later, Joe Meyers and Ronnie Westbrook were arrested on murder and kidnapping charges.

On November 6, Meyers was found guilty of murder and kidnapping. He was sentenced to 75 years in prison.

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