Arrest In Killing Of Former IU Football Player Chris Beaty

Dec 3, 2020

Restaurant owner Michael Cranfill paints a sign on the restaurant's boarded up windows in Indianapolis, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 to honor his friend former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty. Beaty was one of two people fatally shot in Indianapolis during protests over the death of George Floyd.
Credit (AP PHOTO/MICHAEL CONROY)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man has been charged in the May 30 killing of former Indiana University football player and businessman Chris Beaty in downtown Indianapolis last May. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office says Marcus Anderson has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery and pointing a firearm for his suspected role in the murder of Beaty and three downtown robberies. The 38-year-old Beaty was shot and killed as he walked through an alley near his apartment building  during weekend violence in that followed protests over the death of George Floyd and police treatment of African Americans.