Culver Shooting Ruled Murder-Suicide

Stephen Suthard

An autopsy conducted by Forensic Pathologist Dr. Joseph Prahlow yesterday and a Culver police investigation have revealed that the result of the shootings on Wednesday, November 28 inside a Culver residence was a murder-suicide.

Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger indicated that the preliminary autopsy results showed that 44-year-old Michael Price shot 16-year-old Stephen Suthard multiple times and then turned the gun on himself.

Price and Suthard’s bodies were found by Price’s wife when she returned to her residence at 419 West Madison Street at approximately 10:41 p.m. ET.

The Culver Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Marshall County Coroner and Indiana State Police Crime Scene Technicians investigated this incident and continue to work together to close the case.