UPDATE: Murder Suspect Is Local Man Who Is No Stranger To Police

Kyle N. Popplwell (25) DCSC Photo from 3/19/2015

Kyle N. Popplwell (25)
DCSC Photo from 3/19/2015

ST. HENRY (NNDC) – 25-year old Kyle Popplewell of Ferdinand was arrested this morning following that three-hour standoff with police that ended with a St. Henry area man dead.

There were two women at the home when Popplewell was taken into custody.

The deceased, 37-year old Jeffrey Perry, the homeowner, was found dead at the scene of multiple stab wounds.   The home located on South 50 West about three miles east of St. Henry.

Popplewell is facing charges of Murder, two counts of Rape, Burglary, Burglary with Serious Bodily Injury and Criminal Confinement.

Popplewell was free on bond at the time for drug and contempt of court charges from an arrest in Dubois  County this past March.

He was also arrested in 2009 on drug possession charges and possession of alcohol by a minor.


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