Investigators: Schizophrenic man strangled grandmother

Richard Norris (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indianapolis man has been charged for the murder of his grandmother.

Investigators said 21-year-old Richard Norris killed his grandmother, 78-year-old Lucille Gladney, by strangling her.

Norris was found driving Gladney’s car and was arrested.

Police say Norris had blood on his hands.

Family members told investigators that Norris has a history of schizophrenia. 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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