Homicide investigation underway after Illinois woman found dead on I-65 near Whitestown

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WHITESTOWN, Ind. — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found shot to death inside a car on I-65 near Whitestown.

The Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department and Boone County Homicide Task Force are investigating the death of Ceaira M. Reed, 29, from Illinois, who was found unresponsive inside a vehicle on northbound I-65 near mile marker 131 Sunday morning. She was pronounced dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds.

Ceaira Reed, 29
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Police said Reed was the sole occupant of the white Mercedes Benz SUV. Police were dispatched to the area in response to reports of a disabled vehicle at the guardrail on I-65 near State Road 334. Police tell FOX59 the vehicle had multiple bullet holes.

Anyone with information should contact the Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department at 317-732-4305.


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