Lebanon Reporter

April 23, 2013

Mother seeks justice for son who died in fire

By Rod Rose
Assistant Managing Editor

Boone County — Seventeen years after her son died in a fire investigators are convinced was deliberately set, a Zionsville woman believes a suspect has been identified — but she also believes Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer isn’t being as aggressive as he could be in bringing that suspect to justice.

Mary Ann Shepherd is sick with frustration and anger that no one has been arrested in what she considers the murder of her son, Robbie Payne, she said.

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