New Haven woman's death ruled a homicide

The woman who was found dead in her home Saturday afternoon has been identified as 61-year-old Heidi Colley. Her death has been ruled a homicide.

Posted: Nov 27, 2017 3:36 PM
Updated: Nov 27, 2017 11:03 PM

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WFFT)- The woman who was found dead in her home Saturday afternoon has been identified as Heidi Colley, 61, of New Haven. 

Her son, Chad Ingram, 42, was also in the home at the time, and was taken into custody as a person of interest. Ingram is currently being held at the Allen County Jail on preliminary felony domestic battery charges until police complete their investigation. 

According to New Haven police, an autopsy was completed Monday, and the cause of Colley's death was determined to be blunt force trauma. Her death was ruled a homicide by the Allen County Coroner's office. 

This is the 35th homicide in Allen County this year. 

ORIGINAL STORY: New Haven police have a person of interest in custody after a woman was found dead in a New Haven home Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. Saturday. Police were called to 1616 Sherbrook Drive in New Haven.

A family member of the victim called police after not hearing from the woman for a while. Police found the woman dead, and took a man inside the home into custody.

Sergeant Brent Bolinger of New Haven Police told WFFT he expects an autopsy to be completed soon. The Allen County Coroner's office will release the identity and cause and manner of death.

The incident is under investigation.

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