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ISP > Newsroom > Cold Case Investigations > Pendleton District > Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. 10/03/1970 Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. 10/03/1970

Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 41-00186

Age:  10

Sex:  Male

Race:  Caucasian

Case Date:  10/03/1970

County:  Henry

Location of Offense:  Rural Western Henry County & South Harris Street, Indianapolis

Circumstances:  On 10/03/1970 at approximately 5:00 a.m., Jerry Michael Bayles Jr. had been delivering the Indianapolis Star newspaper and was last observed on South Harris Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. Bayles Jr. was abducted and killed. His body was discovered at 8:55 a.m. on 10/03/1970 in a roadside ditch in rural western Henry County.

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