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ISP > Newsroom > Cold Case Investigations > Bloomington District > Rita Buffington 07/28/1994 Rita Buffington 07/28/1994

Unsolved Cold Case Homicide
Case Number 31-17465

Age: 33

Sex: Female

Race: Caucasian

Case Date:  07/28/1994

County: Green

Location of Offense: Greene-Sullivan State Forest, Dugger, Indiana

Circumstances:  On 08/06/1994 the body of Rita Buffington was discovered at Shake Lake #2 in the Greene-Sullivan State Forest.  Buffington, who suffered from a mild mental disability, lived in Bloomfield, Greene County, approximately 18 miles from where her body was discovered murdered.

Anyone with information about this case, please call:

Indiana State Police
District Investigative Commander
1500 North Packinghouse Road, #200
Bloomington, IN 47404
1-812-332-4411 or 1-800-423-1286