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December 12, 2012

Police hope TV will lead to answers in homicide

SULLIVAN — Indiana State Police detectives are requesting assistance from the public in

finding a television taken during the homicide of Sullivan County resident

Lowell R. Badger, hoping that will help lead them to the killer(s).

Stolen was Badger¹s black, Sony Bravia 46-inch LCD television. Anyone who

has knowledge of a friend, relative, acquaintance, pawn shop, etc. who

recently obtained this type of television in a suspicious or questionable

manner is urged to contact ISP 1st Sgt. Jeff Hearon or Detective Tom Hanks

at the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post, 765-653-4114. Tips can remain

anonymous.

The homicide is believed to have occurred sometime between  8 p.m. Friday

and 9:23 a.m. on Saturday.

Badger, a retired farmer who lived near Merom, was found dead on the floor

of his bedroom Saturday morning. An autopsy showed that he died from a

gunshot wound, and Sullivan County Coroner Jeff Griffith ruled the death a

homicide.

To assist with the investigation, community members have established the

Lowell R. Badger Reward Fund, and individuals can make monetary donations at

any First Financial banking center or the Sullivan County Credit Union. The

two financial institutions are working cooperatively, and the fund had

already grown to $15,000 by noon today.

Funds from the account will assist law enforcement in the search for the

person(s) responsible for the death of Badger and to pay a reward for

information which leads to an arrest and conviction in the slaying.

Wabash Valley Crime Stoppers and Indiana Farm Bureau are also offering cash

rewards.

Wabash Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for

tips leading to an arrest. People with information can submit their tips by

calling crime stoppers at 812-238-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by

submitting their tips online at www.wvcrimestoppers.org. People providing

information can remain anonymous.

Also, the Indiana Farm Bureau is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for

information leading to an arrest and conviction for person or persons

responsible for the criminal acts related to this case.

Individuals interested in this reward can contact the Indiana Farm Bureau

Legal Affairs Team at 225 So. East St., Box 1290, Indianapolis, IN 46206 or

317-692-7840 or www.farmbureau.org.

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