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News :: Many area residents recall Benton County murders and cold cases
· 11:27am January 26th, 2014
The arrest of a man who had been living in Vinton on murder charges from a 1998 cold case in Indiana has renewed interest in the history of murders and local cold cases.
Vinton Today published a series on Benton County murders, including cold cases, a couple of years ago. We spoke to law enforcement officers, providers and the survivors of some of the victims. Friends and relatives described the victims and shared what they remembered from those dreadful days.
With current events leaving the topic on the minds of local residents, we wanted to share with you some of those stories about the history of murder in our area.
Here are some of those stories:
Vinton man jailed for '98 murder in Indiana; authorities say he has confessed
Dysart group hears of Old Creamery Nature Trail history, future plans