Suspect in retired Michigan City teacher's killing arrested in South Bend

2013-06-14T16:48:00Z 2013-06-14T23:49:05Z Suspect in retired Michigan City teacher's killing arrested in South BendStan Maddux Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
June 14, 2013 4:48 pm  • 

MICHIGAN CITY | A man sought in the murder of a retired Michigan City teacher last week has been arrested.

According to Michigan City police, Christian Mansfield, 19, was found Thursday afternoon at a home in South Bend.

He is charged with murder in the slaying of Henry Whitten, 66, a music teacher at Barker Middle School for more than 30 years until he retired in 2002.

Michigan City Police Chief Mark Swistek said he could not release further specifics on the case, including cause of death, because of the ongoing investigation.

Whitten was found dead June 6 inside his home in the 500 block of East 8th Street.

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