Craig Jones : “Indiana Charter School Teacher Found Dead – Indianapolis News”

**Tragic Discovery at East Chicago Charter School**

In a heartbreaking turn of events, a teacher at the East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School in northeastern Indiana was found dead in a second-story stairwell of the building early Friday morning. The teacher, identified as Craig Jones, 47, of Gary, was pronounced dead at the scene.

**Details of the Incident**

East Chicago Police Department officers responded to a call for a death investigation at the charter school around 6:40 a.m. on Friday. Maintenance workers discovered Jones in the stairwell and alerted the authorities. Investigators later learned that Jones had called a family member on Thursday evening, informing them that he would be working late and would need a ride home. However, when the family member arrived at the school around 10:30 p.m., Jones did not contact them or leave the building. After waiting for some time, the family member eventually left.

**Investigation and Findings**

The following morning, a maintenance worker made the tragic discovery of Jones’s body in the stairwell. While homicide detectives examined the scene, they do not suspect foul play in the teacher’s death. The East Chicago Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding Jones’s passing.

**Reaching Out for More Information**

News 8 has reached out to the East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School and the Lake County Coroner’s Office for additional details on the incident. The community is left in shock and mourning over the loss of a dedicated educator. Our thoughts are with Jones’s loved ones during this difficult time.

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