Dustin McCowan is escorted by police into the Porter County Courthouse for a hearing Thursday. McCowan, 19, is accused of killing former girlfriend Amanda Bach, 19, who was found shot to death Sept. 17 about 300 yards from McCowan's house in Union Township.
Dustin McCowan is escorted by police into the Porter County Courthouse in August 2012.
An SUV parked in the lot of Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church has a message for Amanda Bach, whose funeral was Friday.
A car parked in the lot of Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church has a message for Amanda Bach on Friday.
The casket carrying the body of Amanda Bach is taken inside Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church on Friday for a funeral Mass.
A mourner's car marks a message in support of Amanda Bach during a funeral Mass at Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church in Portage.
Porter County sheriff's Officer Kevin Van Kley, left, and Sgt. Larry LaFlower, center, search along County Road 650 West in Union Township for evidence in the Amanda Bach homicide investigation.
Porter County sheriff's Detective Gene Hopkins uses a stick Thursday to search along County Road 650 West in Union Township while Porter County police canvassed the area to look for evidence in the investigation of Portage resident Amanda Bach's death. She died from a single gunshot to the neck.
Porter County Sheriff David Lain, center, walks along County Road 650 West on Thursday in Union Township while county police search for evidence in the Amanda Bach homicide investigation.
Porter County police Capt. George Gonzalez uses a metal detector Sept. 22 during a search along County Road 650 West in Union Township for evidence in the slaying of Portage resident Amanda Bach.
A Porter County Police canine officer searches along County Road 650 West on Thursday in Union Township for evidence in the Amanda Bach homicide investigation.
An Indiana Conservation officer puts away his wetsuit Wednesday after a dive team searched a Union Township lake for evidence in the Amanda Bach homicide.
Porter County police and Indiana Conservation officers searched a lake Wednesday near these train tracks in Union Township for evidence in the Amanda Bach homicide.
A small memorial to Amanda Bach was created Monday along a wall in the front of Portage High School. The 19-year-old, who graduated over the summer, was found slain Saturday by a single gunshot wound to the neck.
A small memorial to Amanda Bach was created along a wall in front of Portage High School. Monday, September 19, 2011
Bach Collegium Japan Director Masaaki Suzuki talks Friday about leaving Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Bach Institute at Valparaiso University Director Christopher Cock, center, speaks with Bach Collegium Japan Director Masaaki Suzuki, left, and musician Hidemi Suzuki on Friday at VU's Chapel of the Resurrection. About 50 musicians in the Bach Collegium Japan left the country after a devastat…
Bach Collegium Japan musician Hidemi Suzuki, right, talks about the situation in Japan on Friday with Director Masaaki Suzuki, far left, and musician Naoko Imai at VU's Chapel of the Resurrection. About 50 musicians in the Bach Collegium Japan left Japan after last week's devastating earthqu…
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