Body of Austin man found 3 years after he was reported missing; family reacts

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 22 at 9:42 AM

AUSTIN, Ind. (WHAS11) -- Police in Scott County, Ind. have launched an investigation after they found a body in an apartment building behind a home in Austin.

The body, which investigators said they believe to be that of Paul Graupe who went missing in 2009, was discovered at a house on W. Main Street.

Sheriff's deputies said they received a credible tip Tuesday, the anniversary of Graupe's disappearance, that led them to the body.

Robert Riley Sr. is the owner of the property and police said they questioned him when Graupe when missing.  Riley's son, Robert "Bobby" Riley Jr., also lives at the home and was arrested on unrelated charges.

Police said Riley Jr. admitted to stabbing Graupe and hiding his body in a an apartment building behind the home. 

The body found at the property is being sent to the Kentucky Medical Examiner for identification.  Police said they expect the results sometime next week. 

More charges are expected to be filed as the investigation wraps up.







 

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