Former Starke County Woman Found Murdered in Rochester Home

A former Starke County woman was found murdered at her home in Rochester.

Indiana State Police officers responded to 6832 W. Olson Road where the owners of the residence reported a possible murder. The residents came home from work and reportedly found a rear door to the house open. Police say the owners found Wilma Upsall’s body on the floor of the residence and investigators say she was shot and died from her injuries. An autopsy will determine an exact cause of death.

Wilma Upsall, 81, was the mother of one of the home owners.

Police say there were signs of forced entry and police continue to investigate this case to see if any items are missing from the home.

Wilma Upsall has family that still resides in the Starke County area.

If you know anything about this incident, contact Indiana State Police Detective Josh Rozzi at 1-800-382-0689. Information can also be provided to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department by calling (574) 223-2819.