Murder suspect arrested at rest park

BOONE COUNTY (WISH) – An Indiana State Police trooper located a murder suspect from Hammond Ind. on Sunday morning at a rest park.

The murder suspect was reported to be traveling south on I-65 in the Lafayette area according to a release.

The trooper pulled into the rest park at the 149 mile marker near State Road 47 and located a vehicle that matched the suspects.

After verifying that the Chevrolet Lumina matched the description the trooper called for assistance.

Jimmie Earl Jacobs Jr., 38, was arrested and transported to the Hammond Police Department.

Details surrounding the murder were not provided in the release. 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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