Woman found shot to death in northwest Indiana home

SHARE Woman found shot to death in northwest Indiana home
crimescenetape3.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A person of interest is in custody after a 26-year-old woman was found shot to death in her northwest Indiana home Wednesday afternoon.

A man called police at 12:51 p.m. Wednesday to ask officers to conduct a well-being check on his daughter, who he had not seen in a week, according to Lake Station police.

Officers arrived at the home in the 2700 block of New Hampshire Street and smelled the odor of a decomposing body, police said.

They obtained a search warrant and found 26-year-old Aimee Giro dead inside the home, according to police and the Lake County coroner’s office.

Giro died of a gunshot wound and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the coroner’s office.

Police said it is believed to be an isolated incident.

A person of interest was in custody and being questioned Thursday morning, police said.

The Latest
Zoo officials responded after a visitor’s video appeared to show a polar bear sleeping in a tiny patch of ice; it was misleading, zoo officials said.
McKinley Park’s MAT Asphalt, others will have to resubmit bids later this year after new public health recommendations are issued.
The Park District will open 22 of its 49 outdoor pools and 15 of its 28 indoor pools next week.
Loyola coach Drew Valentine sees advantages to both and believes watching a player with his high school and club team is beneficial for different reasons.
Each ingredient plays a role in creating a salsa. Fruit, vegetables, fresh herbs, even beans are all fair game.