Indiana Man Arrested, Charged for Wayne County Teen’s Murder

Indiana Man Arrested, Charged for Wayne County Teen’s Murder

EVANSVILLE, IN – An Indiana man is behind bars in connection to a 2014 murder of a teen in Wayne County.

According to a release from the Evansville Police Department, 24-year-old Brodey Murbarger was taken into custody Wednesday morning after being indicted for the murder of 15-year-old Megan Nichols of Fairfield. He faces charges of murder, home invasion and concealing a homicidal death.

After Nichols disappeared July 3, 2014, remains were discovered in rural Wayne County in December of 2017, later identified as hers.

Murbarger was taken into custody outside of his place of employment this morning and is being held in the Vandergraph County, IN jail, awaiting extradition to Wayne County.

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