Acton Indiana events?
nighthawkbandit

Warrensburg, MO

#1 Mar 25, 2012
Anyone here ever live in Acton? Anyone remember when the tornado came thru Acton? Or does anyone recall the murder of a 45 year old woman that occurred in 1970?
yes

Indianapolis, IN

#2 Apr 4, 2012
nighthawkbandit wrote:
Anyone here ever live in Acton? Anyone remember when the tornado came thru Acton? Or does anyone recall the murder of a 45 year old woman that occurred in 1970?
And it doesn't look like they have done one bit of cleaning up since then. Trashy people. Someone needs to call code enforcement.
yes

Washington, DC

#3 Apr 4, 2012
I know
nighthawkbandit

Warrensburg, MO

#4 Apr 15, 2012
Yes, do you live in Acton?

Do you of anything on the 1970 murder? I can't find anything on ti anywhere. I'm wondering if they ever caught the killer.
Acton Escappee

Kenosha, WI

#5 Oct 14, 2012
nighthawkbandit wrote:
Yes, do you live in Acton?
Do you of anything on the 1970 murder? I can't find anything on ti anywhere. I'm wondering if they ever caught the killer.
Two young men named Russel and a Welcher were under investigation, by the Marion County Sheriff's Dept. for the 1970 Exchange Street Murder. Russell claimed he shot the old woman with his 410 over under, and covered her body with a sheet. The investigating official Deputy Sheriff Eads said he was ordered not to pursue the matter any farther. This is a dead file that involves local politics and will never be reopened. Russell had long hair at the time and it is possible that he left some DNA behind. I understand that he has since gone on to destroying other lives.
Old Timer

Indianapolis, IN

#6 Nov 4, 2012
Acton Escappee wrote:
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Two young men named Russel and a Welcher were under investigation, by the Marion County Sheriff's Dept. for the 1970 Exchange Street Murder. Russell claimed he shot the old woman with his 410 over under, and covered her body with a sheet. The investigating official Deputy Sheriff Eads said he was ordered not to pursue the matter any farther. This is a dead file that involves local politics and will never be reopened. Russell had long hair at the time and it is possible that he left some DNA behind. I understand that he has since gone on to destroying other lives.
I think you need to recheck the names one was a Martin boy and the other one was Joe something and at one time they confessed but the confessions were thrown out because they were on drugs but then you are right the whole investigation came to a screeching halt.
Mike

Indianapolis, IN

#7 Nov 4, 2012
Something happened in Acton just today. Four people were arrested on Exchange St. What was that all about? Anyone know??
stealth

Warrensburg, MO

#8 Oct 29, 2013
Looks like they've reopened the case:

http://www.indystar.com/article/20130723/NEWS...

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