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Crime Stoppers offering reward for information regarding death of Sullivan County man

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

MEROM ---- Indiana State Police detectives and the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office continue to investigate the death of 85-year-old Lowell R. Badger rural Merom

The body was found by a son on the floor of his bedroom at 9:23 on Saturday morning. Cause of death has been determined to be a gunshot wound.

"In an effort to generate leads that will solve this heinous crime, two agencies are partnering with law enforcement to offer cash rewards for information," Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Joe Watts from the Putnamville Post stated in a prepared news release.

The Wabash Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for tips leading to an arrest. Persons with information can submit their tips by calling crime stoppers at 812-238-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting their tips online at http://www.wvcrimestoppers.org/. Persons providing information can remain anonymous.

Secondly, the Indiana Farm Bureau is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction for person or persons responsible for the criminal acts related to this case.

Individuals interested in this reward may contact the Indiana Farm Bureau Legal Affairs Team at 225 South East Street, Box 1290, Indianapolis, IN. 46206 or 317-692-7840 or www.farmbureau.org.

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Shoot an 85 year old man in the head. It would be like shooting a little kid. It will come out that they were trying to finance a drug habit. These people need to be found and gotten off the street. They have nothing to loose if they kill again.

-- Posted by Barb and Hay Wire on Tue, Dec 11, 2012, at 2:51 PM

how can people be so low and shot an old guy and to boot this time of year to people this burden on someone

-- Posted by dad on Wed, Dec 12, 2012, at 1:20 PM

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