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Southport Police Department
Thursday September 28th, 2017 :: 12:19 p.m. EDT


Request for Death Penalty Filed in Case of Lt. Aaron Allan's Murder

On 07/27/2017, Lt. Aaron Allan was tragically shot and killed when he responded to a single vehicle crash and attempted to render aid. Today, September 28th, 2017, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry announced that the State of Indiana would seek the death penalty against the suspect in Lt. Allan's murder, Jason Dane Brown. Mr. Curry stated, "As we've said on those occasions, and we'll emphasize again: We will not tolerate attacks on our police officers."

Mr. Brown faces an initial hearing on the Death Penalty filing October 2nd.

The Southport Police Department supports the Prosecutor's decision and as Chief Vaughn stated, "We have full confidence in the Prosecutor's office."

Southport Police Department
137 Worman St
Southport, IN 46227

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 317-787-7595

Jason Swanson
Criminal Investigations Division

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