Grand Jury indicts Cleveland man for involuntary manslaughter

CLEVELAND – The White County Grand Jury handed down several indictments against a man police say was involved in a crime that led to another man’s death.

Jurors indicted Jeremy Black for involuntary manslaughter. They also indicted him on charges of criminal trespass, criminal attempts to commit a misdemeanor, and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.

According to the White County Sheriff’s Office, Black was present on the morning of June 27 when officers were dispatched to a business at 109 Becky Drive in Cleveland. There, officers found 48-year-old Bruce Jeffery Reaves of Mableton under a vehicle.

White County Sheriff’s Capt. Clay Hammond said at the time that investigators believe Reeves was cutting the vehicle’s exhaust when the vehicle fell. Reeves died of his injuries.

Black, 41, of Cleveland, was arrested on July 14. He remains in the White County Detention Center.

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