Woman Found Dead in DeKalb County Apartment, 22-Year-Old Charged with Murder

AUBURN, Indiana – A 22-year-old man in DeKalb County has been charged with murder by the Auburn Police Department following a welfare check that led to the discovery of a deceased young woman in an apartment complex.

Matthew Urzua is facing preliminary charges for his alleged involvement in the incident, with authorities stating that they do not believe anyone else was connected to the woman’s death. The DeKalb County Prosecutor’s office will determine the final charges after reviewing the evidence.

The police responded to a welfare check located in the 900 block of Griswold Court during the early hours of Saturday, although no further details about the scene were provided at this time.

In a statement, the DeKalb County Prosecutor’s office expressed condolences to the friends and family of the deceased, emphasizing that both law enforcement and the prosecutor’s office are working diligently to ensure justice for the victim.

The investigation into the tragic incident is ongoing, with authorities committed to uncovering the full circumstances surrounding the woman’s death. Residents in the community are urged to come forward with any information that may assist in the case.

As the legal process unfolds, the Auburn Police Department and other relevant agencies continue to collaborate to ensure that justice is served and closure is brought to the family and loved ones of the victim. Further updates on the case are expected to be released as more information becomes available.

The tragic event serves as a somber reminder of the importance of community safety and vigilance, prompting local authorities to reiterate the need for cooperation and support from residents in maintaining a secure and harmonious environment for all.

Efforts to determine the motive behind the incident and the circumstances leading up to the woman’s death are ongoing, with investigators leaving no stone unturned in their pursuit of justice for the victim and closure for her loved ones.