Murder suspect has ties to this area


Murder suspect has ties to this area

  The Indiana State Police-Versailles Criminal Patrol Team, Cincinnati Police Department, and Ohio Valley Crime Suppression Task Force are currently looking for an Indiana man wanted for murder in Cincinnati.

  Travis E. Bailey, 25, of Commiskey, Indiana who has connections here in Switzerland County, was last seen near County Road 1000 West and County Road 750 North near Commiskey in northern Jefferson County, Indiana.

  Police say that Bailey also has ties to Milton, Kentucky.

  Bailey is considered to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

  Contact law enforcement immediately if you have any information on Bailey’s whereabouts.

  Call the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post at (812) 689-5000, the Cincinnati Police Department at (513) 352-3542, or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department at (812) 265-2648 with information.


  In connection with the search for Bailey, investigators announced that an Indiana woman was arrested last Friday, April 24th, in connection to a Northside homicide investigation, records state.

  Shelby Geisler, 22, is charged with robbery, according to court records. She is the girlfriend of Travis Bailey.

  According to reports, in the early hours of April 9th, Geisler reached into the vehicle of Megan Donahue and forcibly tried to take her phone from her, court documents state.

  The document states that after the unsuccessful attempt to get Donahue’s phone, Bailey pulled out a gun and shot Donahue, said Cincinnati detective Robert Randolph.

  Police found Donahue suffering from a gunshot wound in her car in Northside later that morning. Donahue was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries. She was a 34-year-old White Oak resident.

  “We’re still looking for Travis,” Randolph said. “He’s wanted. There is an active murder warrant out for his arrest. His last known location (was) in South/Central Indiana.”

  Investigators are working with Indiana State Police and other local Indiana agencies, trying to locate Bailey, Randolph said.

  Geisler and Bailey have a child together, according to court documents. Records state Geisler is from Commiskey, Indiana.