Suspect turns himself in after Saturday morning shooting death

(Provided Photo/Marion Police Department)

MARION, Ind. (WISH) – The Marion Police Department said a man turned himself in Saturday morning following a homicide investigation.

A 911 call was received by the Marion Police Dispatch, but the caller hung up the phone after making the call. Police went to the home in the 800 block of South McClure Street, but no one answered the door.

(Provided Photo/Dan Gadberry)
(Marion homicide/Provided Photo Dan Gadberry)

The brother of the suspect called a few moments later, from a different location, saying his brother had dropped of a child off and told him a female was shot on South McClure Street.

Police arrived at the home and found the victim in the bedroom. She was shot one time in the head, according to police.

A 6-year-old who was unharmed and sleeping was also found in the home.

The suspect, 39-year-old Christopher Rennaker, turned himself in to police. He was arrested for murder and booked in the Grant County Jail. 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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