Man Arrested in Homicide Investigation


LaPorte police are investigating a homicide that occurred after 2 a.m. CT Saturday.

Officers were called to the 1000 Block of Lincolnway and found a man who was bleeding profusely. The victim was immediately transported to IU Health LaPorte Hospital and later died.

A preliminary investigation and evidence collected at the scene led to the arrest of Justin M. Lower. Lower, 26, has been preliminarily charged with murder and is being held in the LaPorte County Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation and if anyone has any information regarding this incident, call Detective/Corporal Airy or Detective Allen at the LaPorte City Police Department at (219) 362-9446/