Today the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s office released new information about what they say was a murder-suicide that happened Tuesday in New Carlisle.
They say the deceased were discussing divorce and had been separated. They say that Andrew Zarobinski talked to the children after killing their mother, and before shooting himself.
The prosecutor’s office – having determined that it was a murder-suicide – say they are closing the investigation.
Read the full news release:
On Tuesday, August 6, 2013, Officers were dispatched to the home of Michelle Zarobinski in New Carlisle, Indiana. The fourteen year old daughter of Michelle had advised dispatch that her step-father, Andrew Zarobinski had shot her mother.
Officers arrived and found the fourteen year old and her nine year old sister standing on the front porch of the home. Officers also found Michelle Zarobinski and Andrew Zarobinski dead from apparent gunshot wounds.
Autopsies were performed on both bodies. The forensic pathologist found that Michelle Zarobinski died from two (2) gunshot wounds to the head. Andrew Zarobinski died from a single gunshot wound to the head.