Ricky Hochstetler Case

This page contains reports and records from the unsolved 1999 hit-and-run death of 17-year-old Ricky Hochstetler. These reports and records were requested from Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office (MTSO) and the Wisconsin DOJ, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), with copy fees paid for by generous crowdfunding donors.

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Records from Ricky Hochstetler Case

Crime Lab Record Request Denial: click here
Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office Report (redacted): click here
Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office Photos: click here
Crimestoppers Reports (redacted): click here
Wisconsin DCI Report: click here
FBI Forensics Report: click here

Recent Media Coverage

Mother wants to forgive her son’s killer (Post-Crescent, September 14, 2016)

Missteps hamper 1999 hit-and-run death probe (Post-Crescent, September 13, 2016)

Manitowoc sheriff under fire in 1999 homicide (Post-Crescent, September 12, 2016)

Who’s Who in Ricky Hochstetler homicide (Post-Crescent, September 12, 2016)

Ricky Hochstetler hit-and-run homicide | Timeline (Post-Crescent, September 12, 2016)

Hit-and-run death unsolved 17 years later (Herald Times Reporter, January 10, 2016)