INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man has been convicted of two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of two northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were discovered in a burning car in Indianapolis.
A Marion County jury on Wednesday convicted 31-year-old Tywan James of Gary. He faces up to 65 years in prison on each count when sentenced Oct. 10.READ MORE: Local Businesses Hope For Similar Outcome Of Shoppers For Small Business Saturday
Authorities say 24-year-old Martina Webb and 21-year-old Aliyah Igartua were both shot in the head. Firefighters discovered the bodies of the Gary women early Sept. 30, 2017.READ MORE: Chicago Police Alert Businesses Of Recent Burglaries In Pilsen
Webb’s mother told police her daughter and Igartua drove to Indianapolis to visit Webb’s boyfriend and began arguing with James at a gathering.
A probable cause affidavit said James later walked up to Webb’s vehicle and shot her. Witnesses told police they then heard more gunshots.MORE NEWS: 'The WasteShed' Art Store, Selling Recycled Supplies For Less, Opens Second Location In Evanston
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