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ISP > Crime Reporting > Cold Case Investigations > Pendleton District Investigations > Darlene Russell 09/20/1981 Darlene Russell 09/20/1981

Case Number 41-09295

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Case Date: 09/20/1981

Age: 21

Sex: Female

Race: Caucasian

County: Wayne

Location of Crime: Rural South Western Wayne County/Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana

Circumstances: On 09/22/1981, at approximately 2:15 p.m., the body of Darlene Russell was discovered in an isolated rural area of south western Wayne County just across the Wayne/Fayette County line. Darlene Russell, a Connersville, Indiana resident, was last seen alive on 09/20/1981 at 4:30 a.m., when she informed a family member she was going to hitch-hike to Kentucky.

Anyone with information about this case, please call:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
9022 South SR 67
Pendleton, IN 46064
1-765-778-2121 or 1-800-527-4752

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