Officials asking for help solving cold cases from October ’83

2013-03-05T18:30:00Z 2013-03-05T20:56:09Z Officials asking for help solving cold cases from October ’83Times Staff
March 05, 2013 6:30 pm  • 

INDIANAPOLIS | Officials are asking for help identifying three people who were killed and found October 1983 in Newton and Jasper counties.

The first victim was a white male in his late teens to 23 years old, according to the release from Indiana State Police. His height ranges from 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 9 inches. He had a cross and rectangle tattooed on his right forearm.

The second victim was a black male between 15 to 18 years old. He was about 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet 2 inches tall. He was last seen in Terre Haute.

Both were found dead in Lake Village in Newton County, according to the release.

A white man who was 20 to 22 years old was found dead off County Road 100 West near Rensselaer. He was 5 feet 6 inches tall to 5 feet 8 inches tall. He had red shoulder-length hair.

Anyone with information about the cold cases is asked to call Indiana State Police at (800) 453-4756 or email

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