Somerset police are asking for the public’s help as they search for a person of interest in the murder of a woman who was found dead last Friday in a Pulaski County church.
Investigators are looking for Dwight Mitchell Bell, 41, according to the Somerset Police Department. Bell is described a being 5-foot-10 and about 170 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.
He is being sought in connection with the death of Ruthie Carolyn New, 70, who was found dead in a storage room at Denham Street Baptist Church last Friday, according to police. New’s body was found by the church’s pastor shortly after she was reported missing.
Bell was last seen in the Indianapolis area, according to police. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 606-678-5176.