Authorities investigate death of Marion County Jail inmate

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Brian Wickelhaus

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Authorities are investigating the death of a Marion County Jail inmate.

Brian Wickelhaus, 43, was found unresponsive at 9:28 p.m. on July 31 inside his cell.

He was declared dead at 10:15 p.m. His cause of death is unclear at this time.

The death investigation is being conducted by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the Marion County Forensic Services Agency, and the Marion County Coroner’s Office.

An Internal Affairs investigation is being conducted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

Wickelhaus had been incarcerated at the Marion County Jail since his arrest on July 25, 2018.

He was being held on charges of Battery (a Level 5 Felony) and Domestic Battery (a Level 6 Felony).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.