Police find woman dead on west side

April 1, 2011

Dawnita Gibson, 35, of Indianapolis was found dead Thursday in a west-side apartment by police investigating a reported domestic disturbance. Police were called to Chapel Hill Apartments in the 7600 block of West Street at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday. When they knocked on the door, a man inside answered, “Just a minute.” When no one came to the door, officers entered to find the woman, who had suffered an undisclosed injury. A man was seen fleeing from the rear of the residence. Police arrested a man matching his description an hour later on Crawfordsville Road.