Indiana State Police say after more than a year of investigation and following up on leads, detectives are still looking for anything additional that the public may be able to provide in the murder of James Bryson.
Bryson was found deceased on December 27, 2016, at a home along the 11000 block of West County Road 50 South in French Lick after concerned family members asked police to check on his welfare. Bryson had been last seen on December 24th, 2016, three days prior to being found.
French Lick officers went to the residence where Bryson was staying at on West County Road 50 South and found that all doors and windows were locked with no signs of forced entry. After numerous attempts to make contact with anyone inside, French Lick police forced their way into the home and found Bryson dead.
State Police investigators were asked to assist with the investigation. Detectives currently suspect foul play caused Bryson’s death.
Bryson was staying with his sister at the address and she was out of town visiting family for the Christmas holiday. According to police, Bryson does not have any record of dealings with police nor does he have a criminal history.
State Police Investigators say they, along with grieving family members are pleading for information that may help solve this case.
Anyone with even the smallest piece of information is asked to contact the Indiana State Police Jasper Post by calling 812-482-1441. All callers may remain anonymous.
A $5,000 reward is also has been established for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or person’s responsible for Bryson’s death.