$30,000 reward offered for information in Sullivan County man’s 2012 murder

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Lowell Badger

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (Dec. 7, 2015)– Tuesday marks the third anniversary of a Sullivan County man’s murder, and police are still searching for information in the case

On December 8, 2012, Lowell R. Badger, 85, was found deceased on the bedroom floor of his rural Sullivan County home in the 10400 block of West County Road 350 North. Police say he was shot during a robbery of his home.

Badger's stolen safe.

Badger’s stolen safe.

A light to medium dark gray color safe, measuring 23 1/2 tall, 17” depth, and 17” wide, in pristine condition and manufactured by John D. Brush and Company was stolen during the robbery. Also taken was his black 46” Sony Bravia LCD television.

More than 100 tips have been provided and nearly 90 interviews have been conducted, but none of the information led investigators to make an arrest. Police say the case is still an active investigation.

Anyone with information is strongly urged to call Indiana State Police Detective Angie Hahn or ISP Detective Sergeant Jason Fajt at the Putnamville Post (765)-653-4114 or the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office 812-268-4044. Callers can remain anonymous.

A reward of $30,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for Badger’s death.