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Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 24-29966

Age:  11

Sex:  Female

Race:  Caucasian

Case Date:  12/11/1986

County:  Marshall

Location of Offense:  Residence on Old US 31, South of Argos, IN

Circumstances:  Brandi Peltz, 11 years old, was found dead in her home floating face down in a bathtub full of water.  An upstairs bedroom of the residence was set on fire.  Cause of death was strangulation.  The victim was found by a passerby who noticed the second story of the residence on fire, and stopped to see if anyone was inside.  Peltz was sick the day the incident took place, and was home alone from school.

Anyone with information concerning this case, please contact:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
1425 Miami Highway
Bremen, IN 46506
1-800-552-2959 or 1-574-546-4900