Around 4:00 AM on Monday, December 18, 2023, Plainfield Police Officers responded to a residence at 5878 Grevillea Lane following a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, officers discovered a shattered basement entry window and located two deceased adults in the residence. The scene was secured, and our detectives were called in to investigate. A search warrant was executed at the residence, leading to the determination that the deceased individuals were acquainted, and our agency is now handling this as a murder-suicide case. There was no ongoing threat to public safety during this incident.
The victim and suspect have been identified and the families of those involved have been notified. The homeowner and victim was identified as Jessica Diane Stoebick (47, of Plainfield). The suspect and intruder was identified as Ryan Gibbs (41, of Plainfield) and is the estranged ex-husband of the victim. Other family members located in the residence were unharmed.
This investigation is profoundly challenging for the affected family, particularly given the holiday season. We ask for the community’s support in keeping the family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We appreciate the understanding of our community as our officers and detectives diligently work through this investigation, which is often a meticulous and time-consuming process. This investigation will be ongoing. Anyone with additional information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Taylor Wilson at 317-754-5284.