Police: ‘No concern for the public’ in homicide case

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Melissa "Lisa" Atkisson

While no suspects have yet been named in the homicide of Melissa “Lisa” Atkisson Tuesday evening, a police spokesman believes the public should not be concerned about a repeat incident.

“This case is an isolated incident and there is no concern for the public,” Greencastle Police Department Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins told the Banner Graphic.

Atkisson’s body was found inside her home on East Berry Street around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Coroner Dave Brown said a Wednesday autopsy revealed that Atkisson died of blunt force trauma.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call (765) 848-1644 and leave a detailed message or call (765) 653-2925.

The department also welcomes messages through Facebook Messenger.

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