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Indianapolis man charged in 2020 slaying of girlfriend
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Indianapolis man charged in 2020 slaying of girlfriend

An Indianapolis man who told police that his girlfriend took her own life in October of last year has been charged with killing her

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, a year after he told police that she killed herself.

John Henry, 49, was arrested on Wednesday and ordered held without bond in jail.

Authorities have not said what evidence they believe links Henry to the Oct. 28, 2020, shooting death of 33-year-old Tara Smith at her apartment on the city's West Side. But in a news release, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said detectives suspected foul play.

In March of this year, the Marion County Coroner's Office determined Smith's death was a homicide and on Tuesday, a warrant was issued for Henry's arrest. .

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