TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A man authorities believe shot and killed a Terre Haute Police officer Monday had been sentenced to twelve years in prison in 2005, following a lengthy criminal past.
That man, Shaun Seeley, died in the exchange.
In 1997, Seeley was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of assisting a criminal, after he had been found to have helped burn the body of the victim in a drug related murder.
Court documents report Seeley had helped transport and burn the body of Seelyville resident Robert Philips.
Then, in 1999, he was sentenced to one year in prison on charges of possessing marijuana.
In 2005, Seeley was sentenced to twelve years in prison on charges of methamphetamine distribution.
He was released in 2010.
These past couple of days have been chillers. Without heating assistance, life could be unbearable.
Lawrenceville, Illinois schools have been dealing with a potential threat. Lawrenceville police told school leaders, a former student made threats against the school.
UPDATE: The 2008 Jeep SUV was driven by Leann Martin, 56 of Brazil. Martin was traveling west on US Highway 40 when she left the road and struck a utility pole.
UPDATE: Power has been restored to West Vigo Middle School.
Firefighters were called to blaze at a two story house at around 6:30 Thursday morning.
One Atlanta based law-firm says it has a reward for anyone with answers in an Edgar County Arson.