The Dickus murders: Something terrible happened to innocent people

Ten years ago this weekend, a woman and her stepson were murdered in their Franklin home in a heinous crime.

Franklin police detective John Borges speaks about the ongoing investigation into who murdered Chynna and Blake Dickus 10 years ago.

He talks about what police have done to determine a motive for the killings, and how the typical motives for murder don’t fit in this case.

The Dickus murders: Catching killer a community priority

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Michele Holtkamp is editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at or 317-736-2774.