(Photos Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell post)
An arrest was made today in a 20 year old murder case that received nation-wide news coverage. LaPorte Police and the Indiana State Police report 38 year old Jason Tibbs, of LaPorte, was arrested during a traffic stop when officers served an arrest warrant for a single count of murder regarding the disappearance of Rayna Rison of LaPorte. Rison, who was 16 at the time she was reported missing by her father on March 26th, 1993, did not return home after her shifted ended at the Pine Lake Animal Hospital, in LaPorte, and her body was discovered the next month in a pond near Range Road in LaPorte County. An autopsy resulted in her death being ruled a homicide, and the story was featured on America's Most Wanted. Authorities report an investigation continues, and anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Indiana State Police or the LaPorte Police Department.
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