The circumstances at the scene were notably suspicious.
The deceased was identified as 46-year-old John P. Chapman, of Linton.
With the assistance of the Indiana State Police Crime Scene Investigators and the Greene County Coroner’s Office, substantial physical evidence was documented and recovered.
An autopsy was performed on Thursday and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.
The Linton Police Department is aggressively investigating this crime and will continue to do so. The Linton Police Department has been assisted by the Indiana State Police, the Greene County Prosecutors Office, and the Jasonville Police Department.
LPD is requesting anyone with information related to this murder to contact the Linton Police Department at 812-847-4411 or report anonymous tips to Greene County Crime Stoppers at 812-847-5643 or 812-TIP-LINE.