Indiana State Police and Mt. Vernon Police are investigating a homicide

POSEY CO. – Indiana State Police and Mt. Vernon Police are currently investigating the death of an Mt. Vernon husband and wife.  This morning at approximately 8:16, a family member went to their parent’s residence located at 727 Mulberry in Mt. Vernon to check on their welfare. When they entered the residence, they discovered their parents were deceased. During the investigation, detectives observed signs of foul play and are treating their deaths as a homicide.

Autopsies were performed Sunday. The victims have been identified as John S. Hall, 74, and Elizabeth A. Hall, 74, of Mt. Vernon. Posey County Coroner Bill Denning has ruled the manner of death for both victims as a homicide. Since this investigation is ongoing, the cause of death will not be released.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police or the Mt. Vernon Police. Anyone with information can remain anonymous.

This is an ongoing investigation and further information will be released when it becomes available.

Investigating Agency: Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Mt. Vernon Police