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ISP > Crime Reporting > Cold Case Investigations > Pendleton District Investigations > Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. 10/03/1970 Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. 10/03/1970

Case Number 41-00186

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Case Date: 10/03/1970

Age: 10

Sex: Male

Race: Caucasian

County: Henry

Location of Crime: Rural Western Henry County and South Harris Street, Indianapolis, Indiana

Circumstances: On 10/03/1970, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. had been delivering the Indianapolis Star newspaper and was last observed on South Harris Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. During this time period Bayles Jr. was abducted and killed. His body was discovered at 8:55 a.m. on 10/03/1970 in a roadside ditch in rural western Henry County.

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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