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ISP > Newsroom > Cold Case Investigations > Pendleton District > Eugene W. Sefton 09/28/1974 Eugene W. Sefton 09/28/1974

Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 41-03527

Age:  58

Sex:  Male

Race:  Caucasian

Case Date:  09/28/1974

County:  Rush

Location of Offense:  Rush/Decatur County line road 1/2 mile east of SR 3

Circumstances:  On 09/28/1974, Eugene W. Sefton was found deceased by a family member at his home located on the Rush/Decatur County line road approximately ½ mile east of SR 3.  No forced entry was detected; however, it appears a struggle occurred inside the residence.  Mr. Sefton’s vehicle, a black vinyl over dark blue, 1974, Chevrolet, Chevelle was missing from the residence.  This vehicle was later located abandoned in a secluded area near Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. 

Anyone with information concerning this case, please contact:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
9022 South SR 67
Pendleton, IN 46064
1-765-778-2121 or 1-800-527-4752