Altercation results in death investigation

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MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – The Miami County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 30-year-old man.

Preliminary investigation shows signs of forced entry and a physical altercation at a home in the 6000 block of North 400 West. When police arrived Saturday at 9:57 p.m., they found Donny Sturgill dead inside the home.

Two residents stated one of them retrieved a handgun and shot in self defense.

The investigation is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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