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Murderer Lee no longer in Jennings County


By Michael Majchrowicz



After residing in a house for nine days upon being released on parole, convicted murderer Robert E. Lee, 57, no longer lives at the initial address in Jennings County.

The convicted killer was rooming with a man classified as a violent sexual predator after being convicted for deviate sexual conduct.

With the help of parole officers, Lee packed and moved his belongings in boxes as he prepared to leave the residence. Officials report that Lee is heading westbound, but were unsure as to a specific location.

Prior to his release, inquiries were made to various Bloomington locations in search of housing for Lee, all of which were rejected or left unanswered. Lee’s parole period will span one year and he will be monitored with a GPS ankle bracelet.

Lee was released from prison Sept. 22 after serving 25 years in prison for the murder and dismemberment of a Bloomington woman in 1986.

Although Lee’s specific destination is not yet known, his parole stipulations require that his new address must be listed in the Indiana Sex and Violent Offender Registry within 72 hours of his arrival. The offender registry can be viewed here.

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