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Man found deceased in Hymera home

Friday, April 6, 2012

Sullivan County -- Detectives from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post, with the assistance of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, are investigating the death of a Hymera man found inside his home this morning at 611 Meadow Street in Hymera.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 9:36 a.m., from persons inside the residence reporting the deceased man.

Preliminary investigation has found that other tenants of the home awoke in the morning and found the man deceased on the kitchen floor of the residence.

The man was partially clothed and appeared to have possible injuries to his lower extremities.

Sullivan County Coroner Jeff Griffith has released the name of the victim, and he has been identified as Rodney R. Cullison, 58, Hymera.

Upon completion of an autopsy, more information will be released.

Indiana State Police Trooper B.J. Patterson is the lead investigator. Assisting were other detectives from the Putnamville Post, ISP Crime Scene Investigators, Sullivan County Sheriff Brian Kinnett and deputies, Sullivan County Coroner Jeff Griffith and Sullivan County Child Protective Services.

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