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A Crooked Odyssey



A Crooked Odyssey

A Crooked Odyssey

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When the phone rang, Dana Jones was at his desk at the mission. The caller was from Indiana parole. “Do you take murderers?” the man asked, off-hand.“Yes,” Jones said. “We have before.”


Marks and Lee

Lee convicted

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A jury of seven men and five women found Robert E. Lee guilty Thursday night of the dismemberment murder of Ellen Marks.

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Lee sketch

Slaying suspect's past reveals troubled youth

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When a man has no anchor to his job or to others, his chance of turning to crime is great, says William Sharp, the retired Owen County judge who sentenced Robert E. Lee in 1981 to two years in prison.


Marks' home sketch

Victim was reclusive, friends say

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Shelter from the rain, clothes rescued from campus dumpsters and a life with few possessions were enough for former IU graduate student Ellen Sears Marks.

Police use gizmo

Police arrest suspect in woman's death

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The Bloomington Police Department Wednesday night arrested Bloomington resident Robert Evan Lee in connection with the slaying of a woman found dismembered late Sunday morning.