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Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 52-15976

Age:  74

Sex:  Female

Race:  Caucasian

Case Date:  08/27/1980

County:  Marion

Location of Offense:  Jackson County, Illinois

Circumstances:  Loretta Skinner Phillips was enroute to California to stay with relatives and was last seen on 08/03/1980. Her vehicle was found abandoned near Murphysboro, Illinois by Jackson County Sheriff’s Department on 08/27/1980. After Loretta Skinner Phillips’ family was contacted in Indianapolis, they made a missing persons report to the Indiana State Police.  At the time of this report, there are no leads to follow.

Anyone with information concerning this case, please contact:


Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
8620 E. 21st Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219
1-317-899-8577 or 1-800-582-8440