Tipster Wrong In Webster Unsolved Murder

Laurel Mitchell

There has been a setback in the unsolved murder case of Laurel Mitchell. This morning, Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith said a lead on a youth musical group that performed in North Webster on the night of Aug. 6, 1975, led to the wrong group of performers. Given … Read More

UPDATE: ‘Someone Knows’ Who Killed Laurel Mitchell

Laurel Mitchell

UPDATE: Earlier this Wednesday morning, Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith said he is once again looking for members of a youth musical group that performed in North Webster on the night of Aug. 6, 1975. While the detective had been given the name of a group known as … Read More

Who Killed Laurel Jean Mitchell?

Laurel Mitchell

The small lake community of North Webster had never before – and has not since – seen a crime like the 1975 murder of a local teenager. Even today, with the case still unsolved, the community remembers the case of Laurel Jean Mitchell. Laurel’s father was Richard D. … Read More