Police continue to investigate murder in Madison, Indiana - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Police continue to investigate murder in Madison, Indiana

It's the first murder in the small town of Madison, Indiana in more than a year.  But neighbors don't seem to be worried about their own safety after a woman was beaten to death.

The victims were found early Monday, and so far no suspects have been named.  But despite that, people in Madison don't seem to be too worried.

Early Monday morning, Madison Police received a call about a disturbance at a home in the 800 block of Walnut Street.  Officers arrived on the scene minutes later and found a woman in the back of the building, behind a car.  She was identified as 26-year-old Cindy Mauntel of Cincinnati, Ohio.

She wa pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.  Two men, 20-year-olds David Summerlin and Ranear Kirksey, also of Cincinnati, were severely beaten.

For now, a judge has sealed the case so police can't release much information.  but neither neighbors nor police seem to be too worried.  For now, authorities say they do not want anyone to panic, especially as the Indiana State Police are helping out with the case.

Police tell Fox 41 News they hope to release more information in this case in the next 24-48 hours. 

The two male victims are both still hospitalized.  Kirksey remains in critical condition, and Summerlin has been upgraded to fair.

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