Poster of Jack Dentner

Jack Dentner

Headshot of Jack Dentner
  • Case number: 42
  • Incident location: 4235 East Broad Street Apartment #40
    Whitehall, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 2/16/1983
  • Homicide date: 2/16/1983
  • Date of birth: 7/31/1920
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 172 lbs
  • Hair color: Grey
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Whitehall Police Department


On February 16th, 1983, 62 year old Jack L. Dentner was found inside his apartment bound. Mr. Dentner had been stabbed to death. The homicide occurred at Colonial East Apartments, 4235 East Broad Street, in Whitehall, Ohio. Mr. Dentner's apartment had been ransacked in what appeared to be an apparent robbery. There were items taken from the apartment which included a Curtis Mathis stereo component system. Investigators are seeking anyone with any information about the missing property or unsolved homicide.


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