The body found in rural Jefferson Twp, Newton County, IN on March 30, 2019 has been identified as 30 year old Nicole L. Bowen of West Lafayette, IN. Family has been notified.
Foul play is suspected.
There is no indication or reason to believe there is an active threat to the community.
This case is an active investigation. Further information will be provided as details emerge.
We would like thank the assisting agencies thus far: Newton County Coroner’s office, Newton County Prosecutor’s office, Indiana State Police, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, Jasper County Coroner’s office, Rensselaer Police Department and FBI.