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Unsolved Mystery: Susan PoupartSubmitted: 11/25/2010
Story By Sarah Rasmussen

LAC DU FLAMBEAU - It's been 20 years since hunters found the body of Susan Poupart on Thanksgiving day.

Her death remains unsolved.

The Lac du Flambeau mother disappeared after going to a house party on Mukawa Trail on May 20th, 1990.

Then on Thanksgiving, hunters found her remains in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Price County.

In 2007 a "John Doe" hearing took place in Vilas County.

Three Lac du Flambeau men, Robert Elm, Francis "Fritz" Shuman, Joe Cobb and many others testified about their connection to Susan Poupart.

A "John Doe" hearing is used here in Wisconsin before deciding whether to file criminal charges.

Investigators have said they think they know what happened to Poupart, but the case is still unsolved.

If you know anything about Susan Poupart's murder, please call your local police or sheriff's department.

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