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Man found dead 'with trauma' on Indy's north side

Posted at 2:46 PM, May 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 20:24:10-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead with trauma Friday afternoon on Indianapolis' northwest side, according to police.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called to the 5500 block of West 43rd Street, near Moller Road around 3 p.m. for a report of a deceased person, IMPD Officer William Young said in a press release.

Arriving officers located one man dead at the scene with unknown trauma.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the man as 57-year-old William Phillips Jr.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 317-327-3475. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.