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Man sentenced to 64 years in prison in 2018 shooting death of woman

A man has been sentenced in the murder of Catrina Russell.

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - An Indianapolis man will spend more than 6 decades behind bars for the 2018 murder of a woman.

Fredrick Ford was sentenced Tuesday to 64 years in prison for the shooting of Catrina Russell.

Officers say she was shot in a convenience store parking lot near New York & Rural.

Russell, 49, was found dead of a gunshot wound.


Witnesses told police a gray Lexus sedan left the scene. Police found it abandoned in the 1500 block of N. Kealing Avenue.

Detectives identified Ford as the last person believed to have seen Russell alive before she died.