The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has concluded their investigation into the death of an 8-week-old infant and an arrest has been made.Continue reading
While specific details cannot be shared at this time to prevent possible interference with the ongoing investigation, Indiana State Police detectives continue to look into the circumstances surrounding the death of 36-year-old Knox resident Tiffany Witham. Continue reading
The Indiana State Police are currently conducting an investigation into the death of 36-year-old Tiffany Witham, of Knox.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and EMS were called to a local residence around 2 a.m. on Sunday, June 24th. Starke County Coroner Dannie Hoffer reported that he arrived at there around 2:30 a.m. and Witham was pronounced deceased at the scene. Continue reading
The investigation into the disappearance and death of 37-year-old Knox resident Barbara McCurdy continues.
Pulaski County Coroner John Behny reports that toxicology and autopsy tests have been conducted and the results are in. However, an official ruling for the cause and manner of death is pending the completion of the investigation. Continue reading
Ever since 37-year-old Knox resident, Barbara McCurdy was discovered deceased over a month ago in Winamac, the Pulaski County Coroner has continuously been coordinating with a number of law enforcement agencies to work on her death investigation.
Pulaski County Coroner John Behny mentioned that this is a top priority case. He said the Coroner’s Office continues to work in conjunction with the Indiana State Police, the Knox and Winamac Police Departments, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and the Starke County and Pulaski County Prosecutor’s Offices, collecting pertinent information related to the case.
According, to Coroner Behny the official cause and manner of death are still pending. Continue reading
Local officials continue to investigate the death of 37-year-old Knox resident Barbara McCurdy.
A missing person report was filed for McCurdy on January 20th. She was reportedly last seen in Knox on January 14th, driving a black 2006 Chevy Cobalt. She was found deceased in her vehicle at Braun Chevrolet in Winamac on Friday, February 2nd. Continue reading
Around 3 a.m. on Saturday, February 2nd, the Indiana State Police was called to Starke Hospital in Knox to conduct an investigation into the death of an inmate.
According to the initial investigation by ISP Detective Brian Kubiak, during processing into the Starke County Jail, 41-year-old Steven Richie, of North Judson, reportedly removed a clear plastic baggie from his pants pocket, containing an unknown white chalky substance, and allegedly put it into his mouth. Continue reading
The death of a 70-year-old Hudson Lake man is being investigated by the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say they found the body of Vernon Ringler in a pond a few hundred yards from his home Wednesday morning. A relative and caretaker had reported him missing, after she wasn’t able to find him in his home that morning.
The Knox City Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a 59-year-old woman was found unresponsive in the Oak Valley Apartments.
Officers were called out Thursday evening to Bertha Clabaugh’s apartment and found her to be deceased. Detectives say that no foul play is suspected at this time, but an autopsy is scheduled for this afternoon to determine the exact cause of death. They are currently interviewing witnesses and following protocol in this type of case.
Knox Police Detectives are still trying to piece together what happened Sunday afternoon that caused a 3-year-old boy to eventually die of a skull fracture. At this point, police and the Prosecutor’s Office are not releasing the names of the boy or the parents.
Prosecutor, Nicholas Bourff, fills in the details about the case.