Indiana State Police and Crime Stoppers hope people will come forward with information that will help them solve numerous cold cases.
UPDATE: New cases added -- Indiana State Police and Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana hope people will come forward with information that will help them solve numerous cold cases.
Here are cases from several ISP districts and from Crime Stoppers.
Jane Doe (unidentified skeletal remains) -- Dec. 26, 1982. Human skeletal remains were found by hunters in a wooded area in west central Wayne County. Foul play is suspected in the victim's death. To date, the skeletal remains have not been identified. The photo is a reconstruction of the victim, who was determined to be a white female.
Otto Gary Becker -- Aug. 7, 1991 -- was found dead in a ditch alongside a gravel road in rural south-western Henry County. Investigators learned Becker was seen being restrained by a white male while a second white male was driving Becker's vehicle northbound on I-465 from Shadeland Avenue in Indianapolis. The vehicle, a brown 1982 Honda Accord, Ohio registration CRS222, was later recovered in Columbus, Ohio.
Wilma Cheek -- Oct. 30, 1995 -- was found dead in her vehicle, which was parked at the rear of the Willow Grove Cemetery in Wayne County. Cheek was slumped over in the driver’s seat. She had last been seen at her home by family members earlier that morning.
Lisa M. Wallace -- May 19, 1992 -- was found dead at the rear of the Stop One Truck located at SR 1 and I-70. Wallace had been temporarily residing at a motel on East Washington Street in Indianapolis, and she was frequenting truck stops along I-70 east of Indianapolis.
Denise Diane Pflum -- March 28, 1986 -- was last seen after she left her home in southern Fayette County driving her cream-colored, 1981 Buick Regal, 2 door. Her vehicle was later located abandoned in south-western Fayette County and Denise has not been seen since. Foul play is suspected.
Vickie Lynn Harrell -- Aug. 12, 1972 -- was last seen getting into her dark blue 1965 Plymouth Valiant 4 door at the K-Mart parking lot on the east side of Bloomington. Two days later, Harrell's body was discovered in Owen county on an access road to McCormick's Creek State Park. Harrell's body was nude and there was evidence that she had been strangled. A knife or sharp instrument had been used to carve two alpha characters on her chest, post mortem.
10-year-old Linda L. Weldy -- Feb. 24, 1987 -- was last seen at 3:30 p.m. in front of her LaPorte home after exiting the school bus. Her body was discovered March 17, 1987, on an abandoned Wabash Railroad Right of Way near Kingsbury.
Patrick E. King -- Nov. 22, 1995 -- has not been found. His 1991 Ford Ranger was found near Snakey Point, east of Miller Bridge near the Patoka River in Gibson County. There was blood on the truck but no sign of King.
Debra Ann Wilhite -- Oct. 14, 1974 -- was last seen leaving her job at the Old Windmill Restaurant at Highway 41 and 57 in Gibson County. She was in her vehicle, a green 1966 Ford Galaxy, two door hard top with Indiana vehicle registration 26B2953. Her vehicle has not been located. Wilhite was last seen speaking with a man who was requesting a ride from the restaurant.
Rayna L. Rison -- March 26, 1993 -- was reported missing after failing to return home from work. The 17-year-old's car was found abandoned, and on April 26, she was found dead in a pond off Range Road, north of US 20 in LaPorte County.
Charles Hanna was fatally shot in his home on Indianapolis' southeast side in October 2010.
Burglars took 27 guns and a gun safe. Police believe the weapons are the reason Hanna was targeted.
Heidi Jones -- Aug. 26, 1978 -- Jones left her son with a babysitter and never returned. Her body was found on May 2, 1979 in the 7500 block of Edgewood Avenue in Indianapolis. Call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS with information.
Tiffany Tewell -- July, 1, 2008 -- Tewell was found fatally shot in her home in the 17000 block of Laurel Street in Indianapolis. Call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS with information.
Thomas Tefft – March 15, 2013 – Tefft was fatally shot at his home in the 7800 block of Harcourt Spring Place in Indianapolis during a robbery at his home. Tefft's 2009 Hyundai Sonata was stolen during the robbery. Call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS with information.
Sheri Herr -- Oct. 13, 1989 -- Herr was found beaten to death in her bedroom in Warren, Ind.
Darleen Anderson -- Oct. 21, 2005 -- Anderson was found beaten to death in her LaGrange home.
Terry Anderson -- Oct. 21, 2005 -- Darleen's husband, Terry Anderson, was found beaten to death in an outbuilding at his home, and items were taken from the property.
April Marie Tinsley -- April 1, 1988 -- Tinsley's body was found in a ditch along County Road 68 in DeKalb County. She had been missing from her home in Fort Wayne. Police believe she was killed.
Quang V. Nguyen -- March 16, 1993 -- Nguyen's body was found along I-64 in rural Perry County. He had been shot. His van was later found in Los Angeles. Call 800-742-7475 with tips.
Larry Howard Groves -- Jan. 28, 2003 -- Family members reported Groves missing. They got into his previously locked St. Joseph County home in June 2003, finding his body in a crawlspace, with the opening covered by a rug.
Rebecca Harvey -- Sept. 4, 1988 -- Harvey's body was found in her boyfriend's burned home in Washington, Ind. Police think Harvey had been doused with gasoline and set on fire.
Steven Hendricks -- Sept. 4, 1988 -- Harvey's boyfriend, Steven Hendricks, was also reported missing, and police believe he is a victim of foul play.
William Montgomery -- July 7, 1989 -- Montgomery was found fatally shot along the side of a road in Washington County. His yellow taxi was abandoned about a mile away.
Detectives believe a black, late '80s Chevy Monte Carlo stolen near the scene could be connected to the crime. It was found in a shopping center parking lot in Jeffersonville.
Ricky Lane Thomas Jr. -- Nov. 7, 1997 -- Thomas, 13, was reported missing with two dogs. He was last seen walking on Oak Ridge Road in Bristow, in Perry County. He was never found.
Bruce and Margaret Moser -- Jan. 4, 1978 -- Bruce Moser and his wife were tied up and fatally shot in their Wells County home. A small child was left alive and alone in the house. Call 800-552-0976 with tips.
Vickie McDonough -- Nov. 27, 1974 -- McDonough's body was found covered by old mattresses near a railroad access lane in St. Joseph County. She had been shot twice in the neck. Call 800-552-2959 with tips.
Marsa Gipson -- Aug. 27, 1991 -- Gipson and a male companion were westbound on I-70 at mile marker 33 in Putnam County when two large rocks were tossed from the Manhattan Road overpass.
The rocks broke through the windshield, one of them killing Gipson. Two people were seen, and the incident was not isolated as similar cases occurred in prior months. Call 765-653-4114 with tips.
Holly A. Anderson -- Jan. 9, 1992 -- Anderson was found dead on a county road in Vermillion County. It isn't known why her body was there.
Jennifer Stockrahm -- Feb. 12, 1997 -- Stockrahm's body was found in a burned vehicle in Harmony in Clay County. Police aren't sure if she was killed in the car or was placed there before the fire.
Lawrence Pfeifer -- Sept. 26, 1997 -- When the Indiana Lawrence Bank in Kewanna was robbed, the unknown suspects were driving Pfeifer's vehicle.
Samuel H. Kessler -- Jan. 29, 2012 -- Kessler was found fatally shot in his home near Ladoga, and his residence appeared to have been ransacked.
Clifford Smith -- Dec. 1, 1982 -- Smith was reported missing by his wife on Nov. 4, 1982. Trappers found his body near the White River north of Seymour nearly a month later. He had been shot.
Keyla Weddel -- Aug. 18, 1988 -- Weddel, a teacher and mother of 3, was found beaten death in the bedroom of her home in Medora.
Nancy Lyons -- June 17, 2002 -- Lyons' car was found abandoned along County Road 700 West in Rush County. It was running and unoccupied with the trunk open.
Lyons' skeletal remains were found in a soybean field along County Road 1000 East in Bartholomew County on Oct. 2, 2002.
Daniel Reaves -- May 4, 2008 -- Reaves left his girlfriend's house. His last contact with her was by text that morning. His car was found abandoned on Green Hills Drive in Madison.
The car had been parked in Madison since about 11 p.m. on May 3, but no clues were found as to his whereabouts.
Johanna Weaver -- July, 13, 1995 -- A maintenance crew mowing grass in the median of the north split discovered a decomposed body under debris 190 feet north and west of 13 th and Lewis streets. Weaver was a mother of two. Call 800-582-8440 with information.
Lola Katherine Fry -- Nov. 18, 1993 -- Fry was reportedly last seen at a residence in Greenwood and left in a red 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse with plate "Lola."
Fry was believed to be headed to Ft. Wayne. She and the vehicle never arrived, and police suspect foul play. Call 800-582-8440 with information.
Timothy Willoughby and Mary Ann Higginbotham -- June 5, 1979 -- Both were last seen on June 6, 1978. Higginbotham's body was found in a 55-gallon drum in White Lick Creek in Mooresville a year later. His body was never found.
Higginbotham had been shot in the back of the head. Police think she was killed at her Clayton home and that Willoughby died the same day.
Daniel Davis -- Nov. 17, 1978 -- The Burger Chef restaurant in Speedway was robbed. 4 workers were taken to a wooded field in Johnson County and killed.
Mark Flemmonds -- Nov. 17, 1978 -- Flemmonds was another of the Burger Chef victims. The bodies were discovered two days after the abduction.
Ruth Shelton -- Nov. 17, 1978 -- Shelton was another of the Burger Chef victims. ISP focused its investigation on a group of people committing restaurant robberies at the time.
Jayne Friedt -- Nov. 17, 1978 -- Friedt was another of the Burger Chef victims. Anyone with information should call 800-582-8440.
Russell Elliott -- April 5, 2004 -- Elliott was fatally shot at his home at 8005 S. Zikes Road in Bloomington. His house was set on fire in an attempt to cover the crime. Call 800-423-1286 with info.
Eva Hale -- Oct. 15, 1996 -- Hale is believed to have been abducted while visiting her brother's grave at Marco Cemetery in Greene County. Call 800-423-1286 with info.
Bryan E. Haltom -- July 17, 1996 -- Haltom was involved in a rolling verbal altercation with an unknown driver on U.S. 231 north of Spencer. A witness says both vehicles stopped, and Haltom was shot when he approached the other driver. Shooter's car was a dark red or maroon import.
Audra Page -- July 9, 1996 -- Page was known to have dementia and not leave her Pleasantville home. Her body was found 25 miles away in Richland Creek in Bloomfield. Police say she wasn't capable of walking that distance.
Bennett Brown -- May 1976 -- Brown was last seen in Chicago after finishing his freshman year at Northern Illinois University. Brown said he was leaving to work at an unknown boys' camp. His body was found in Lawrence County, stabbed multiple times.
Gary Solomon -- April 7, 1979 -- went missing Dec. 19, 1978. On April 4, 1979, his body was recovered from a stripper pit in rural Greene County. He most likely suffered from gunshot wound(s).
Darla Stroh and Dennis Brumfield -- Dec. 7, 1986 -- were found dead in a Petersburg home that had been set on fire.
Teresa Rideout was reported missing Sept. 11, 1994. She has never been found, and foul play is suspected.
Norma Ellerbrook -- Sept. 2, 1993 -- was found with multiple stab wounds in his home in Warrenton.
Cara Abell and Angela Houston -- Sept. 11, 1994 -- were found dead in a burned-out apartment above the Silver Dollar Saloon in Petersburg. The fire was ruled arson.
Amanda Lee Vanscyoc -- Nov. 13, 2001 -- was found dead near the Ohio River. Her body was naked, and the investigation revealed that her death was the result of strangulation.
Michelle P. Asher was reported missing Dec. 27, 2004. Her body was found floating in the Wabash River on May 14, 2005. Cause of death could not be determined.
Joseph Carl Vincent -- July 16, 1982 -- was found dead, three miles from 1st Avenue and Kratzville Road in Evansville, with multiple gunshots. His truck was found three miles away from where his body was located.
Brandi Peltz -- Dec. 11, 1986 -- was found floating face down in a bathtub full of water. An upstairs bedroom of the residence was set on fire. Cause of death was strangulation. Peltz, who was 11 years old, was found by a passerby who noticed the fire and stopped to see if anyone was inside. Peltz was sick the day the incident took place and was home alone from school.
George Ince -- Oct. 29, 1979 -- was found dead in a rural area of Campbell County, Tennessee off of SR 75. It was determined that he died of blunt force trauma. Mr. Ince was a jewelry salesman from Morgan County who was believed to be in possession of a significant amount of jewelry at the time of his disappearance. His vehicle was found in a church parking lot in Knoxville, TN.
Rita Buffington -- July 28, 1994 -- was found dead at Shake Lake #2 in the Greene-Sullivan State Forest. Buffington, who suffered from a mild mental disability, lived in Bloomfield, Greene County, about 18 miles from where she was found dead.
Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. -- Oct. 3, 1970 -- was abducted and killed while delivering newspapers in Indianapolis. The 10-year-old's body was found in a roadside ditch in western Henry County.
Eugene W. Sefton -- Sept. 28, 1974 -- was found dead in his home on the Rush/Decatur county line road. There were no signs of forced entry, but there was a struggle inside the home. Sefton's vehicle was missing, but was later found abandoned near Fort Wayne.
Pamela Ann Smith -- Aug. 24, 1975 -- did not return home after leaving for a short evening walk from her home east of Greens Fork. Her remains were found March 30, 1976 just off a county road in eastern Henry County, Indiana.
Arturo Castillo -- June 3, 2004 -- was found dead in his tenant mobile home by a northern Switzerland County farmer. Castillo, a migrant worker, had lived in the trailer with two other Hispanic workers who were gone with their belongings.
Bradford Alan Lorton -- Dec. 22, 1985 -- was found dead by hunters alongside a bridge in rural northern Wayne County. Lorton had been reported missing Nov. 6, 1985.
Vali E. Davis -- June 25, 1979 -- was last seen at a nightclub called Lucifer's on the north side of Indianapolis. Davis was at the club with friends, but nobody saw her leave. Her car was found unlocked in the Lucifer's parking lot.
Randy White -- Aug. 20, 1982 -- was reported missing, and the report said his house was burglarized and telephone lines were cut. The vehicle he had been driving was later found abandoned on a county road off of SR 37, and the license plate had been removed. White's body has not been located.
Douglas Hedrick -- March 13, 1981 -- was found dead in his burnt vehicle, a green 1972 Chevy Blazer, near Shepardsville, Kentucky. He had been shot multiple times, likely in Indiana, possibly in the Unionville area where he lived, and then transported to a rural area in Kentucky where he and the vehicle were burned.
Arthur Denton -- Aug. 18, 1991 -- was found beaten and stabbed in his rural Posey County home. His wife was found tied up in the basement.
Harold "Pat" Koester -- Aug. 13, 2009 -- was found dead of a gunshot wound near his driveway on Campbell Road in Griffin.
Erin Ruth Justin -- June 21, 2011 -- was found by a fisherman at Bartley Lake in Albion on July 20, 2011. She had been chained to a cinder block and dumped in the lake. Manner of death is unknown, but cause was ruled homicide.
Sherri L. Pearson -- Sept. 22, 1993 -- was found dead in the living room of her Kendallville home. Her death was ruled a homicide, and a fire at the home was ruled arson.
Andrea M. Hendrix Steinert -- Oct. 29, 1997 -- was found dead in a ditch along a county road in rural Gibson County. She had earlier been reported missing, and her death was ruled a homicide.
Loretta Skinner Phillips -- Aug. 27, 1980 -- went missing while on her way from Indianapolis to California to stay with relatives. Her vehicle was found abandoned near Murphysboro, Illinois.
Lisa Reimer -- Oct. 4, 1980 -- was fatally shot in the head while riding on the back of a motorcycle on the eastbound ramp leading onto I-465 from US 31 on the south side of Indianapolis.
Delvoyd Lee Baker -- Oct. 2, 1982 -- was found dead in a ditch alongside Lantern Road near Fishers. His cause of death was ruled ligature strangulation. Baker was last seen getting into a van near the library downtown.
Robin Walker -- Oct. 11, 1981 -- a 15-year-old from Cincinnati, was running away from home to Texas. While hitchhiking, she and a friend were picked up by a truck driver in Cincinnati. While on I-64 at the 67 MM, both girls jumped from the moving truck to avoid sexual advances and threats from the truck driver. Walker died as a result of a fractured skull. The truck driver has never been identified.
Gary Fahey -- May 9, 1992 -- was found dead by his young children in the front yard of their Plainville home. Fahey was last seen talking to an unknown person outside the home about 11 p.m. the night before. The autopsy revealed knife wounds.
James W. Ellis -- Feb. 10, 2003 -- was found dead in his backyard in rural Fountain County. The manner of death was determined to be homicide. He was an elderly recluse and had last been seen on Dec. 26, 2002.
Russell Darling -- Nov. 7, 2002 -- was reported missing, and investigators suspected foul play. Darling's remains were found burned and buried under a junked car on North Yukon Road in Crawford County in 2008.
Georgia Ann Shreve -- Aug. 5, 1991 -- was found dead in a Montgomery County ditch next to the westbound on ramp of Interstate 74 from State Road 25. She had last been seen on July 25, 1991, at a truck stop in Indianapolis.
Stephen A. Harris -- Aug. 24, 1988 -- was fatally shot on Olio Road near Geist Reservoir. He had been fishing, and someone shot him while he walked back to his car.
Raymond Hardy -- Aug. 3, 1988 -- was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds at a rest stop at the 81 mile marker of westbound I-64. Investigators said Hardy had shot someone in Louisville prior to his death.
Ronald Crary Bolin -- Oct. 31, 1997 -- was found fatally shot in rural Perry County. Investigators said he had outstanding warrants from out of state.
Jeanne M. Gilbert -- March 3, 1989 -- went missing during a robbery of a Days Inn, where she was working as night clerk. She was found fatally shot on County Road 150 West, near Brookston.
Margret M. Gill -- March 3, 1989 -- was found dead with gunshot wounds to the head at a Merrillville Days Inn.
Delmar Wilson -- June 12, 1994 -- was found dead in his 1987 white Chrysler vehicle parked on Radcliff Rd., south of US 150 in Washington County. He was sitting in the front driver's side of the vehicle and had been shot at close range in the head.
Darryl P. Messer -- June 21, 1990 -- died of a gunshot wound he received while in his Medaryville yard gardening.
Daniel Gene Lutz -- June 22, 1976 -- died during an apparent robbery. His body was found behind the counter of the Lutz Sporting Goods and Grocery Store located on SR 44 approximately 4.5 miles west of Liberty.
Darlene Russell -- Sept. 20, 1981 -- told a family member that she was going to hitchhike to Kentucky. Her body was found Sept. 22, 1981 in an isolated rural area of south western Wayne County just across the Wayne/Fayette county line.