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ISP > Newsroom > Cold Case Investigations > Jasper District > Russell Darling 11/07/2002 Russell Darling 11/07/2002

Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 34-33958

Age:  45

Sex:  Male

Race:  Caucasian

Case Date:  11/07/2002

County:  Crawford

Location of Offense:  North Yukon Road

Circumstances:  Russell Darling was reported missing by his adult children to the Indiana State Police Post in Sellersburg. During the course of his investigation, detectives determined that there was a high probability that Darling’s disappearance was the result of foul play.  On 04/28/2008, acting on a tip, investigators discovered human remains buried under a junked car at an address on North Yukon Road in Crawford County.  The remains appeared to have been burned and buried.  On 06/04/2009 ISP received a Certificate of Analysis that confirmed the remains were that of Russell Darling.

Anyone with information concerning this case, please contact:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
2209 Newton Street
Jasper, IN 47546
1-812-482-1441 or 1-800-742-7475