Ind. man killed by police faced arrest warrant

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 6:32 PM

NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A southern Indiana man fatally shot Thursday by police had allegedly violated his probation in connection with the 2007 killings of two men whose bodies were found stuffed into barrels.
 
The Herald-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1bxYzRt ) court records indicate the Brown County deputies who fatally shot 44-year-old Troy Harden near Nashville were serving an arrest warrant alleging that Harden had violated his probation.
 
Harden pleaded guilty in 2009 to assisting a criminal for helping Jerry Pelfree dispose of the bodies of two men Pelfree had fatally shot near Bloomington.
 
Pelfree had received a 130-year prison sentence, but Harden received no jail time. He was instead placed on home detention for four years, with one year on probation after that.
 
Indiana State Police continue to investigate the circumstances of Harden's fatal shooting.
 

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