On December 1, 2012, Rebecca Wolf contacted the Kokomo Police Department to report her 29-year-old son, Alex C. Shipp, as a missing person. Wolf told Officers that she hadn’t heard from her son since November 8, 2012.
On December 2, 2012, Investigators received information that Alex Shipp was possibly deceased and was last seen at 804 E. Elm St. Investigators went to the residence and found the body of a deceased person in a freezer located in the basement.
As a result of the investigation, 51-year-old Walter L. Logan of 804 E. Elm was arrested for Murder. Logan was transported to the Howard County Criminal Justice Center without incident.
On December 3, 2012 an autopsy was performed. The victim was positively identified as 29-year-old Alex C. Shipp. The Howard County Coroner’s Office has ruled asphyxiation as the cause of death.
This case remains under investigation and anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Michael Banush at 765-456-7278, or the Kokomo Police Hotline at 765-456-7017. You may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS with your anonymous tip
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