Just days after of the Battle of Gettysburg, a young lawyer from Spencer, Indiana, took a few sheets of paper, dipped his pen in an inkwell and began composing a letter to his wife. More than 150 years later, David Beem’s letter is at the center of an Indiana Historical Society exhibit.
A southern Indiana man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-month-old girl was sentenced Monday to 60 years in prison after a judge accepted his plea agreement.
Court records show a southern Indiana man has agreed to plead guilty to the murder and kidnapping of a 1-year-old girl under a deal in which prosecutors would dismiss other charges including rape and child molesting.
A judge in Spencer presiding over the case of a man accused of abducting and killing a 1-year-old girl has ordered certain records sealed.
An Indiana man drank whiskey with the uncle of a 1-year-old girl and then waited until the family fell asleep before abducting, raping and killing the toddler, prosecutors said Monday in court documents.
Indiana conservation officers investigating a Spencer attorney’s shooting this week at a southern Indiana state park also have searched his home as part of the investigation.