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ISP > Newsroom > Cold Case Investigations > Pendleton District > Otto Gary Becker 08/07/1991 Otto Gary Becker 08/07/1991

Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 41-11856

Age: 41 

Sex:  Male

Race:  Caucasian

Case Date:  08/07/1991

County:  Henry

Location of Offense:  Rural South-Western Henry County

Circumstances:  On 08/07/1991, Otto Gary Becker was found deceased in a ditch alongside a gravel road in rural south-western Henry County.  During the investigation it was learned that the victim was observed being restrained by a white male while a second white male was driving the victim’s vehicle northbound on I-465 from Shadeland Avenue in Indianapolis. The victim’s vehicle, a brown 1982 Honda Accord, Ohio registration CRS222, was later recovered in Columbus, Ohio. The victim was known to frequent homeless shelters, missions, and hotel/motels on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana along Washington Street.

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