Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey today announced they have identified the woman found Tuesday morning in an alley, between the 25-hundred block of Madison and Jefferson Street, in Gary as that of 22 year old Brittany Sutton, of Lake Station. The Coroner's Office reports they were able to identify Sutton using fingerprint identification and that there was no sign or evidence of foul play. An autopsy on the woman was performed on Wednesday and an investigation continues.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Sgt. Dan Callahan at (219) 881-7545.