Man found dead in Lawrenceburg

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. - A death investigation is under way in Lawrenceburg after a man was found dead inside an apartment.

Emergency crews were called to an apartment in the 1100 block of Mountain Way around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

John Chenault, 50, of Lawrenceburg, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lawrenceburg police say David Schwede, 47, previously from Michigan, was taken into custody and booked into the Dearborn County Jail. He has been charged with murder, according to jail records.

No other information has been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lawrenceburg Police Department at (812)537-2284.

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