THPD makes arrest in first murder of 2020

The identity of the deceased will be released once his family has been notified.

Posted: Jan 2, 2020 9:22 AM
Updated: Jan 2, 2020 1:21 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man has been arrested for the city's first murder of 2020.

Terre Haute Police arrested 32-year-old Justin Gasaway just before 6:00 Thursday morning.

Police were called to 233 south 9th street in Terre Haute.

That's where officers found a homeless male, who had been stabbed in the back.

The man was not identified, but he was known to have frequented the area.

He was rushed to Union Hospital where he was declared dead.

Police say their investigation led them to Gasaway.

The identity of the deceased will be released once his family has been notified.

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