Death Investigation Leads To Arrests Of Garret Woman

(DEKALB CO.) – On Sunday, May 24, the DeKalb County Coroner’s office began a death investigation in the 1100 block of Franklin Street in Garrett.

51-year-old David Allen Conversett, of Garrett, was found dead at a residence. An autopsy conducted by the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne revealed was not accidental or by natural causes.

As a result of these findings, on Monday the DeKalb County Coroner’s office contacted detectives with the Indiana State Police (ISP) Fort Wayne Post to assist in the investigation.

After a thorough investigation, ISP detectives, with the assistance of ISP Crime Scene Investigators (CSI), discovered incriminating evidence establishing probable for the arrest of David Conversett’s wife, Michelle R. Conversett, for murder.

Michelle R. Conversett

On Friday State Police detectives arrested 47-year-old Michelle Conversett without incident on charges of felony murder and aggravated battery.

As this is an active criminal investigation, no further information will be released at this time.

ISP detectives were assisted in this investigation by the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office, the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center in Fort Wayne, and the DeKalb County Prosecutor’s Office.