For immediate release: Jun 16, 2011
Posted by: [ISP]
Contact: Sergeant Rod Russell
Phone: 800-527-4752 (within Indiana) 765-778-2121 (outside Indiana)
ISP Seeks Your Help in Unsolved Cold Case
Indiana State Police Criminal Investigation Division seeks public assistance in an unsolved homicide that occurred June 17, 2002.
The investigation has been ongoing, and detectives have followed leads for 9 years without resolution to solving the homicide of Nancy K. Lyons.
Facts of the investigation: On June 17, 2002 Rush County law enforcement officials located an abandoned red 1993 Nissan 2 door passenger vehicle with an Indiana registration plate, 39A8348, on the southeast corner of 700 West at 500 North, in Rush County.
Rush County authorities discovered that the vehicle was running, unoccupied, trunk open and the vehicle had a flat left rear tire.
On October 2, 2002, human skeletal remains were discovered in a soybean field along 1000 East between 200 South and 300 South in Bartholomew County. These remains were later identified as the victim, Nancy K. Lyons, age 46, Caucasian female.
Anyone with information concerning this investigation, please contact:
Indiana State Police-Pendleton District Indiana State Police-Versailles District
District Investigative Commander District Investigative Commander
9022 South State Road 67 902 South Adams Street
Pendleton, Indiana 46064 Versailles, Indiana 47042
765-778-2121 or 800-527-4752 812-689-5000 or 800-566-6704