Arrest made in connection with woman’s death on near north side

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Joseph Cruz Gonzalez

UPDATE:

Joseph Gonzalez has been convicted of the murder of Sarah Serna. A sentencing hearing has been set for August 30.

ORIGINAL STORY:

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Homicide detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the death of a woman on the near north side.

According to IMPD Public Information Officer Genae Cook, officers arrived to a home in the 200 block of W. 32nd Street around 4 a.m. due to a neighbors overhearing a disturbance between a male and female.

Emergency responders arrived on scene and located a woman upstairs who was suffering from severe head trauma, according to officials. The woman died before she could be taken to the hospital. She was identified as Sarah “Brianne” Serna.

During the investigation, police interviewed 25-year-old Joseph Cruz Gonzalez and arrested him for his alleged role in Serna’s death. He is accused of using a sledgehammer to murder Serna.

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