Man Charged In Connection With Woman’s Death

Police say a Muncie man is under arrest on a preliminary count of murder in the death of a local woman. 40 year old David Earl Bond Jr.was being held without bond Friday in the Delaware County jail on Friday. The Star Press reports it stems from the death Monday of 36-year-old Ashley Marie Bennett. The slaying took place in the victim’s apartment in the 600 block of South Council Street. Police say she was strangled.