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Murder Charges in Human Remains Case

(La Porte County, IN)  - Charges have been filed in connection with human remains found a few months ago in northern La Porte County.


39 year old Lynn Ware, Jr. of Martin, Tennessee is charged with murder.  He allegedly murdered 46 year old Laura Wolfe.  Wolfe was from Marion, Illinois which is at the southern tip of the state. 


According to La Porte County Police, her remains were found at the end of September.  A farmer working his field in Springfield Township made the discovery on 800 North west of

State Road 39.  Police said the remains were identified last month after sent to the University of Indianapolis for examination. 


The woman was listed with authorities in Illinois as a missing person in July.  About a month later, police said some of her belongings were found on property owned by the South Shore commuter line not far from where he body was discovered.


Further details were not disclosed.

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