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  • featured Missing Evansville People Sheriff confirms Kristy Kelley’s body found inside submerged vehicle

    Sheriff confirms Kristy Kelley’s body found inside submerged vehicle

    The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the body of Kristy Kelley was found inside of a submerged vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Brett Kruse says an independent sonar search and recovery group located Kristy’s vehicle submerged in a lake at the intersection of Mt. Gilead Rd. and Yankeetown Rd. around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. Indiana Conservation Divers located the vehicle on the bottom of the lake. Through license plate information obtained by the divers, it was confirmed it was the […]

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  • Evansville News featured Tri-state man convicted of child molestation sentenced to 28 years

    Tri-state man convicted of child molestation sentenced to 28 years

    A Tri-state man convicted of child molesting has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. A jury in Vanderburgh County deliberated for about an hour and half last month before finding 67-year-old Jerry Wayne Thomas guilty. The prosecutor’s office says, due to the nature of the charges, Thomas will be in jail for 85% of his sentence. He was arrested in October of 2012. Court officials tell us Thomas plans to appeal.  

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  • Evansville News featured Missing Evansville People Update on Joelle Lockwood, Found Alive

    Update on Joelle Lockwood, Found Alive

    Joelle Lockwood, 30, has been found alive after disappearing two months ago  The mother was kept as a prisoner by Ricky Roy House Jr. and 44-year-old Kendra Tooley Lockwood was kept inside a wooden cage in the couple’s Indiana trailer Rescued by Tooley’s ex-husband, Ron Higgs, who freed her from captivity  He initially thought that Lockwood had agreed to the bizarre slavery set-up    An Indiana woman missing for two months and apparently held as a slave in a cage has […]

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  • featured Missing Evansville woman found in mobile home after 2 months

    Missing Evansville woman found in mobile home after 2 months

    An Evansville woman who had been missing for almost two months was found alive Saturday night in Posey County, near the Illinois border. Joelle Lockwood had been held against her will in a mobile home, where she spent time locked in a wooden cage, Posey County Sheriff Gregory Oeth said. Lockwood was rescued by a man who had been invited to the trailer by one of its occupants. Officers from the Posey County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department’s […]

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  • Evansville News featured Missing Evansville People Indiana woman missing since July reunited with family, two suspects arrested

    Indiana woman missing since July reunited with family, two suspects arrested

    Police in Indiana arrested two people believed to have held a woman against her will since her disappearance in July. Joelle Lockwood was reunited with her family on Saturday after undergoing a medical examination at a local hospital, Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth told ABC News. She was last seen on July 6. According to Evansville police, a man who visited the suspects was able to get Lockwood, 30, out of the home where police believe she was held captive. […]

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  • featured Missing Evansville People Joelle Lockwood & Kristy Kelley

    Joelle Lockwood & Kristy Kelley

    Two young mothers, Joelle Lockwood, 30 and Kristy Kelley, 27, went missing this summer in southwest Indiana. “We have not found a common denominator,” Sgt. Jason Cullum told local NBC affiliate 14 News, “but that doesn’t mean that we’re not looking at the possibility that they are connected.” Kristy Kelley was last seen at 1:30am on August 15th leaving a Boonville VFW club. She weighs 135-pounds, is 5’ 5’’ tall, and has long brown hair and blue eyes. When last seen, […]

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  • featured Search continues for missing Warrick Co. woman

    Search continues for missing Warrick Co. woman

    The parents of missing woman Kristy Kelley tell us they’re thankful for the massive search efforts thus far. Both Todd and Kathy Scales are still in shock after their daughter went missing early Friday morning. They tell us they have been so surprised with the outpouring of support from the community as they continue the search for Kristy. Todd and Kathy Scales tell me Kristy told people when she was last seen she needed to leave for work in the […]

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  • featured Joelle Lockwood And Kristy Kelley Missing: Possible Connection?

    Joelle Lockwood And Kristy Kelley Missing: Possible Connection?

    Two Central Indiana moms have disappeared — five weeks and less than 20 miles apart – leaving investigators looking for potential links in the two cases. “To have someone missing in our area –- two of them active like this at the same time — is very unusual,” Sgt. Jason Cullum of the Evansville Police Department told The Huffington Post. The two women are 30-year-old Joelle Ann Lockwood of Evansville and 27-year-old Kristy Kelley of Boonville. Both are mothers with […]

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