James W. Ellis 02/10/2003

Case Number 14-33401

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Case Date: 02/10/2003

Age: 58

Sex: Male

Race: Caucasian

County: Fountain

Location of Crime: 1450 west, CR 800 south, Covington, Indiana

Circumstances: On February 10, 2003, James W. Ellis was found dead in his backyard in rural Fountain county. The cause of death was determined to be homicide. The victim was an elderly recluse and had last been seen on December 26, 2002. James W. Ellis's body was discovered by relatives who had not heard from him in over a month.

Anyone with information about this case, please call:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
5921 State Road 43 North
West Lafayette, IN 47906
1-800-382-7537 or 1-765-567-2125