The five victims of a quintuple homicide in
Franklin County on September 25 will be
laid to rest this week. They are (clockwise from
top right) Roy Napier, Angela Napier, Melissa
Napier shown with surviving daughter Cierra
Mann, Jacob Napier, and Henry Smith.
Todd Funeral Home
(Laurel, Ind.) - Funeral arrangements have been announced for the five victims found shot to death at two home near Metamora.
Roy Napier, 50, his ex-wife Angela, 47, and their two grown children, Melissa, 23, and Jacob, 18, were found shot to death in a home on Stipps Hill Road on September 25. Family friend Henry X. Smith, 43, was dead at a home across the street, also of a gunshot.
They were all residents of Laurel.
The joint funeral and memorial services for Roy, Angela, Melissa, and Jacob Napier will be Tuesday, October 4 at Calvary Baptist Church in Connersville. A visitation will be at 10:00 a.m., followed by the funeral at 2:00 p.m.
Smith’s funeral is Monday, October 3 at Buena Vista Southern Missionary Baptist Church in Laurel. Visitation begins at 11:00 a.m. with the funeral at 1:00 p.m.
All five victims will be buried at Stipps Hill Cemetery, just a short distance from the homes where they were killed.
Each person’s obituary can be found at the website of Todd Funeral Home in Rushville, Indiana - http://www.toddfuneralhome.com.
Nobody has been charged for the five murders, but Indiana State Police say David Ison, 46, of Glenwood, Indiana, is a “very good person of interest.”