Indiana State Police have released the name of a 36-year-old woman who was found dead at a rural Ripley County home near Holton early Tuesday morning.
The woman, positively identified through an autopsy conducted later on Tuesday, is Kristina M. Jones, 36, of Osgood, who was found dead in a residence on County Road 700 West just north of Holton.
Detectives from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post began investigating the case shortly after midnight on Tuesday when Jones body was found at the residence. Deputies from the Ripley County Sheriffs Office and troopers from the Versailles Post had been dispatched to the residence after receiving reports of an unresponsive female located inside the home. Upon arrival they confirmed that the woman was dead and that injuries she had sustained indicated that she was the victim of a homicide.
The investigation remains ongoing. The victim’s family has been notified and no arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post at 812-689-5000.