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Violette case remains a mystery nearly 15 years later

Scott Seitz2 • Jun 16, 2013 at 1:14 PM

Nearly 15 years after the body of 17-year-old Daniel Violette Jr. was found in a Norwich Township field, the case remains a mystery.

Violette was a junior at Willard High School and attended classes at Pioneer Joint Vocational School in Shelby.

He reportedly was last seen the evening of Oct. 24, 1998 at a grocery in Willard. Nearly two weeks later, his body was discovered about 75 feet off Townline Road 12 by a farmer.

This week, authorities discussed this case for a front-page story in Saturday's Norwalk Reflector. It's the final installment of a three-part series about unsolved deaths in Huron County. So you don't miss stories such as these, sign up for home delivery by calling 419-668-3771 or subscribe to the e-paper (a complete digital replica of each issue) for less than $1 per week and read the full-version of the stories online.

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