Mary Felton former Gary Library Board member was fatally shot on Lincoln Street

By | December 10, 2021

Mary Felton Death – Cause of Death – Late Wednesday afternoon, 8th of December 2021, Mary Felton was found fatally shot behind the wheel of a car near Eighth Avenue and Lincoln Street. Felton was pronounced dead at the scene. The 74-year-old was a former official in Gary and Calumet Township. Reports also confirmed that she was a former Gary Library Board member.

The mourning family are pleading that as the investigation continues, everyone with information on Felton’s homicide should work with authorities to resolve the case. According to former city attorney Macarthur Drake, Felton worked who was an accountant, worked in the Gary controller’s office under the administrations of former mayors Thomas Barnes and Scott King.

Her Facebook profile revealed that Felton was the chief accountant for the city of Gary, and former director of grants, former budget analyst at the Gary Housing Authority, former finance administrator at the Calumet Township trustee’s office and worked at Felton & Associates, Inc.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call detectives with the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855. To remain anonymous, individuals can call 866-CRIME-GP.