State police: DNA sample from human remains found does not match profile of missing Putnam teen

Robin Murphy, 17, was last seen in April 1995 at the ShopRite Plaza not far from her home in Lake Carmel.

News 12 Staff

Apr 26, 2024, 12:36 AM

Updated 28 days ago

Share:

State and Carmel police confirmed that a DNA sample collected from human remains does not match the profile of a Putnam County teen who went missing nearly 30 years ago.
The remains were found during excavation work at the property of a new home built in the Town of Patterson.
Investigators confirmed the remains are that of a white female between the ages of 16 and 28 with extensive dental work.
It is believed the victim has been dead for more than 10 years.
Investigators say it is still too early to determine who this person is.
Robin Murphy, 17, was last seen in April 1995 at the ShopRite Plaza not far from her home in Lake Carmel.
Despite extensive searches over the years, her body has never been found.


More from News 12