PRESS RELEASES FROM

THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

Press Releases

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit has completed their investigation into the police-action shooting death of Lonnel Cephas, Jr., (19), of Elkhart. After the official autopsy reports were received in mid-October, and other forensic evaluations were...
The Elkhart County Homicide Unit is investigating the recent death of Mark J. Hochstetler (63) of Middlebury, Indiana, discovered on September 29, 2021. Although the investigation is still ongoing, a preliminary assessment of the evidence...
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is prevalent in every community and affects people of all ages, socio-economic status, gender, race and nationality. It could affect your neighbor, your co-worker or someone in your...
On September 5, 2021 at around 3:30 p.m., the Elkhart Police Department was dispatched to 522 W. Blaine, Elkhart, IN to do a welfare check. Upon arrival, Cristina Pina (49) of Elkhart was found deceased. The Elkhart County Homicide Unit was...