Charges announced in quadruple homicide

Samantha Bradley (left), Kenneth Rackemann (left center), Valencia Williams (right center), Anthony Larussa (right) (WISH Photo)
Samantha Bradley (left), Kenneth Rackemann (left center), Valencia Williams (right center), Anthony Larussa (right) (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Charges were announced on Friday in the Feb. 20 quadruple homicide on South Parker Avenue.

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry announced charges against four people in connection with murders of Walter Burnell, Jacob Rodemich, Kristy Sanchez, and Hayley Navarro.

Victims: Walter Burnell (left), Hayley Navarra (left center), Jacob Rodemich (right center), Kristy Mae Sanchez (right) (Provided photos/IMPD)
Victims: Walter Burnell (left), Hayley Navarra (left center), Jacob Rodemich (right center), Kristy Mae Sanchez (right) (Provided photos/IMPD)

According to court documents, the four defendants are believed to have conspired to rob Walter Burnell. During the robbery, the victims were killed.

Below is the list of charges and the individuals charged:

Kenneth Rackemann was charged with four counts of murder, four counts of felony murder, robbery, a Class A felony, and conspiracy to commit robbery, a Class A felony.

Anthony LaRussa was charged with four counts of felony murder, robbery, Class A felony, and conspiracy to commit robbery, a Class A felony.

Valencia Williams was charged with one count of murder, four counts of felony murder, robbery, a Class A felony, and conspiracy to commit robbery, a Class A felony.

Samantha Bradley was charged with four counts of felony murder, robbery, a Class A felony, and conspiracy to commit robbery, a Class A felony.

An initial hearing on the case was scheduled for Friday afternoon.

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