One Dead, Another Injured and One in Jail After Domestic Fight in Hope

(HOPE) – One person is dead, another was injured and a man is behind bars following a domestic fight this morning at a home in Hope.

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the incident at 6:30 a.m. today in the 200 block of Scott Street.

According to police, one man is dead and a woman was transported to a Columbus Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

James Mee

Police arrested 79-year-old James Mee on preliminary charges of murder and domestic battery charges. Officials say that Mee was not injured in the incident.

The incident is being investigated by the county’s death investigation team, which includes Bartholomew County Deputies, Indiana State Police, Columbus Police, the Bartholomew County Coroner’s Office, and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office.