Suspicious Death: Joseph Smedley
Suspicious Death

Joseph Smedley

A suspicious suicide leaves the family wanting more answers

Last updated: November 18, 2021

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Suspicious Death

Last updated November 18, 2021

Joseph Smedley

A suspicious suicide leaves the family wanting more answers

  • Bloomington, IN
  1. Date Missing:September 28, 2015
  2. Birthday:March 27, 1995
  3. Age at Incident:January 1, 1970
  1. Race:African-American / Black
  2. Gender:Male

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Some of the most puzzling cold cases are the ones where there is a dispute over whether or not a death was a suicide. The death of Joseph Smedley II is one such case.

PROFILE OF VICTIM

Joseph was a well-liked, intelligent, 20-year-old student at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He was studying biochemistry and pulled all A’s and B’s his first semester. He rushed then joined the Sigma Pi fraternity during his...

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Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

Where Joseph went to college.