A domestic violence victim is at the greatest risk to be harmed or murdered by her abuser when she leaves the relationship.
Cynthia Cashner- Portage Indiana- April 24, 2011. Murdered by her ex-husband just weeks after she filed for divorce in Porter County Superior Court. Her divorce case was before Magistrate James Johnson.
Amanda Bach Murder Case
Amanda Bach [Portage, Indiana]. Murdered by her ex-boyfriend Dustin McCowan [son of Crown Point police officer Joseph Elliott McCowan] - September 16, 2011
Dustin McCowan: son of Crown Point Indiana police officer Joseph Elliott McCowan. Convicted in February 2013 of murdering Amanda Bach [Portage IN - September 16, 2011]. Sentenced to 60 years in prison [March 2013].
Immediately following the murder of Amanda Bach the Porter County SD also began investigating Dustin McCowan's father: Officer Joseph Elliot McCowan for his possible role in hiding key evidence [ Amanda's cell phone; the gun; etc] in the murder case against his son / Dustin.
In April 2013 the Porter County SD discontinued its investigation of Officer McCowan.
The sheriff department, prosecutor, and Amanda's parents believe that Officer McCowan played a role in covering up the murder of Amanda.
The Porter County Sheriff Department said the investigation of Officer McCowan could be re-opened if they receive new information in the case.
Amanda Bach Murder – September 16, 2011 http://abbiandbaileyfromtheheart.blogspot.com/2011/09/amanda-bach-murder-dustin-mccowan_16.html
Amanda Bach Murder Case - Investigation of Officer Joseph Elliott McCowan [Crown Point Indiana PD]
Amanda Bach Murder Case - Videos http://abbiandbaileyfromtheheart.blogspot.com/2011/09/amanda-bach-murder-case-videos.html