LaPorte Man Charged With Murder in 1993 Cold Case


Authorities in LaPorte County have made an arrest in homicide that occurred more than 20 years ago. Jason L. Tibbs, 38, of LaPorte, was arrested this morning by officers from the Indiana State Police and LaPorte Police Department. He ‘s charged with murdering Rayna Rison, who was 16 at the time of her death. She was last seen alive on March 26,1993. Her father reported her missing when she didn’t come home from work at the Pine Lake Animal Hospital. “America’s Most Wanted” aired a story about her disappearance on April 2nd of that year, and her body was recovered on April 27, 1993 from a pond near Range Road in LaPorte County. An autopsy confirmed she was murdered.