Arrest made in 1983 murder
A Scottsburg man was arrested in Louisiana Tuesday on a warrant from LaPorte County for felony murder.
According to the Indiana State Police, 34-year-old Johnny Hodge, an inmate at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, was murdered in his cell.
Hodge was incarcerated for life on a double murder conviction.
The ISP says information they received led to the arrest of 52-year-old Paul D. Stucker in Gretna Louisiana on Tuesday morning.
Stucker was an inmate at the Michigan City prison at the time of Hodge’s murder.
Stucker is in a Louisiana jail awaiting extradition to Indiana.