News Release

Bob Ct. Death Investigation

On 04-22-2020 The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s office and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Bob Ct.  Both agencies responded to report of multiple deceased persons found by a family member. The deceased were identified as;

Kimbra Shanafelt  age 49

Dahni Shanafelt   age 5

An autopsy was conducted on both victims along with toxicology testing. As a result of this and the sheriff’s office investigation it was determined that both died as a result of Carbon Monoxide inhalation.

Kimbra Shanafelt’s death has been ruled a suicide.

Dahni Shanafelt’s death has been ruled a homicide.

Steve Lockyear

Vanderburgh County Coroner

Dave Wedding

Vanderburgh County Sheriff