Spencer Co. man charged with murder is now booked in jail


A Spencer County man charged with murder is out of the hospital and in jail.

Indiana State Police say 52-year-old Alan Bennett shot and killed Linda Bowman earlier this month.

Bennett was in the hospital for 10 days with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The shooting happened at a home in Grandview on North Highland Road on March 8, 2019.

When police arrived, they found Bowman with a shot to the head and Bennett had serious injuries.

The Spencer County Coroner’s Office says Bowman died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Investigators say Bennett and Bowman were living together during the time of the shooting.

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(This story was originally published on March 18, 2019)

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