Police issue plea for help in cold case murder

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Indianapolis Metropolitan police are looking for clues in a 20-year-old murder case.

On March 23, 1993, Carmen Van Huss, 19, was attacked at her apartment in the 8200 block of Harcourt Road. According to investigators, Van Huss was sexually assaulted and murdered between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. Neighbors reported hearing a person leave the scene. The woman’s father found her body the next day.

Police said Van Huss had been stabbed multiple times.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to a felony arrest in the case. Tips must be submitted anonymously and directly to Crime Stoppers to be eligible.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-8477 (TIPS) or 800-822-8477 (TIPS). You can also submit tips by texting “INDYCS” and your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

Tips will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for cash rewards.

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