Danville woman strangled: coroner, Judith Ann Bergen Maupin murdered, 2 Oct 1982
Danville woman strangled: coroner STAR METRO REPORT Danville. Ind. A woman found dead in her home here was stran gled, probably sometime Wednesday night, Hendricks County Coroner Ste ven S. Matthews said Friday. The victim Judith Ann Bergen Maupin, 45. also had four cuts on her head, which were caused by a "blunt force instrument." the coroner said. Matthews said he was awaiting the outcome of tests to see if she had been sexually assaulted, but said he had no reason to believe she had been. Mrs. Maupin was last seen at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and was found dead Thursday, Hendricks County sheriff's investigators said. Matthews estimated the time of death to be between 10.30 pm. and midnight Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies investigating the homicide said they have no sus pects. but they have questioned the victim's former husband, Jerry Mau pin of Murray, Ky. Matthews said Mrs. Maupin's in juries indicate a wide instrument was used to strangle her, not a rope or a cord Born at Utica. NY.. Mrs. Maupin was a Danville resident several years. She worked for Manpower in Indianapolis and was a former ad ministrative assistant at Murray State University in Kentucky. She was a member of the Episcopal Church at Utica. She was a Butler University graduate and a member of Phi Beta Phi sorority. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Weaver Funeral Home at Danville, where friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Survi vors include two daughters, Virginia Sue Beam and Shannon Beam, and her parents. Ford and Helen Bergen.