Once renovated, some of the buildings will be used for housing in an inmate re-entry program.
Residents expressed their desire to get out of their contracts, but have had little help from management at the complex.
The name and condition of the victim have not yet been released.
Benford is currently at the Vigo County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
Donations can be made in support of Indy Car driver, Justin Wilson, for his two daughters.
She was recently released from mental health treatment.
More than 850 people have volunteered thousands of hours.
Hoover did not reveal what the investigation is regarding.