Two arrested for attempted murder

Pike County – Monday morning, October 11, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Chad Norris, 37, and Cory Norris, 38, both from Otwell, arrived at Jasper Memorial Hospital with stab wounds from an incident that occurred at their residence located at 1868 North SR 257, Otwell.

Cory Norris received minor injuries during the incident and was able to drive himself and his brother to Jasper Memorial Hospital. Chad’s injuries were serious, and he is currently being treated at Jasper Memorial Hospital. Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation after receiving information regarding the stabbing incident.  

Preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police revealed Lloyd J. Carpenter, 37, and Emily Shelton, 24, both from Jasper, drove to a nearby Otwell gas station at approximately 8:30 this morning and then walked to Norris’ residence to allegedly rob them. During an altercation, which occurred inside their residence, Shelton allegedly struck Chad Norris before Carpenter allegedly stabbed Chad and Cory Norris. Carpenter and Shelton immediately fled the scene. 

Indiana State Police detectives arrested Shelton around noon on Monday at a residence in Birdseye. She was arrested for Attempted Murder, a Level 1 Felony, Battery, a Class B Misdemeanor, and Conspiracy to commit Robbery, a Level 3 Felony. Shelton was taken to the Pike County Jail where she is currently being held without bond.

Emily Shelton

Monday afternoon at approximately 4:55 p.m., Carpenter was arrested by Indiana State Police Sergeant Detective Brock Werne after he walked out of a wooded area near CR 300 North and CR 175 East in Dubois County. Carpenter was arrested for Attempted Murder, a Level 1 Felony, Aggravated Battery, Level 3 Felony and Conspiracy to commit Robbery, Level 3 Felony.  He is currently being held without bond in the Pike County Jail.

Lloyd J. Carpenter

This is an on-going investigation.