SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) - A homicide investigation is underway in Sullivan County after an elderly farmer was found dead.
Lowell R. Badger, 85, was found dead with obvious signs of trauma shortly before 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Badger's son found his father dead on his bedroom floor while making a routine visit. Police say electronics and other items appear to have been taken from the home.
Officials say there is evidence of blunt force trauma injuries.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday at 8 a.m. in Terre Haute.
Detectives with Indiana State Police from the Putnamville Post are asking anyone with information about suspicious activity between the hours of 8 p.m. Friday and 9:23 a.m. Saturday to contact police at 765-653-4114.
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