Monday, July 30

The Local 4 Defenders tracked down Kudla's uncle, Richard Baxter. He was the last relative to see the teens alive. The Defenders also learned Baxter has a criminal past with various drug possession and distribution charges.

Richard Baxter in court Wednesday, Aug. 1

Baxter went to court for a probation violation. Now, he could be facing legal trouble for admitting he gave the Westland teens pills and marijuana while he was on probation himself.

Meanwhile, police continued questioning people in the neighborhood where Kudla's car was found. Police also questioned Kudla's uncle several times, working to see if anyone could solve the mystery.

Thursday, Aug. 2

A $25,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to an arrest. Investigators have received many tips. Anyone with information should call the police immediately.

JACOB KUDLA AND JOURDAN BOBBISH