CONSTANTINE, Mich. (April 21, 2014) — A Constantine man, Raymond McCann was arrested and arraigned over the weekend in the cold case investigation into the murder in 2007 of Jodi Parrack.
On November 8, 2007, Parrack’s body was found in a local cemetery after she disappeared while walking home from a friend’s house. She was 11 years old at the time.
Constantine Police Chief Jim Bedell told FOX 17 News Monday that the person of interest’s son was a playmate of Jodi Parrack. The chief also said McCann was also a former Constantine reserve officer. McCann was suspended from his job when he became a person of interest. McCann later resigned.
According to Michigan State Police records, McCann does not have a known criminal history in Michigan.
Raymond Emmett McCann, 46, was arrested on a perjury warrant from the St. Joseph County prosecutor’s office. He was arraigned on April 19. He will be back in court April 29.
The Michigan State Police 5th District Cold Case Team classified McCann as a person of interest, said a release from MSP.
If you have any information that could help the case, you’re asked to call Silent Observer or the cold case team directly at 269-435-1072.
Constantine Police Chief Jim Bedell worked with MSP on the case and told FOX 17 News in November 2013 that he was confident the case would be solved. At the time, the investigation had generated more than 1,500 tips and 1,000 interviews.
No onehas been charged for the murder.