August 22, 2017-Hammond Police and crime scene technicians are on scene in the 7500 block of Alexander Avenue in Hammond’s Hessville section. According to a neighbor who did not wish to be identified, a child went to a neighbor’s home at approximately 6:10 a.m. and reported that her mother had been stabbed. Police and emergency personnel were summoned and responded immediately. At the scene, uniformed officers, detectives and crime scene technicians could be seen working behind a taped off crime scene.
Update: at approximately 7:50 a.m. the Lake County Coroner van showed up on scene.
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See the preliminary update here: Hammond Police Release Initial Report on Hessville Homicide