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Indy man arrested in connection with father's November 2023 death

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Posted at 9:37 PM, Dec 07, 2023
and last updated 2024-02-05 09:23:14-05

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD Homicide detectives are now investigating the suspicious death of a man in November on the southeast side of Indianapolis.

IMPD officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 8600 block of Shadow Ridge Lane on reports of a deceased person on November 14 shortly before 6 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located 63-year-old Thomas Parker who was in the “advanced stages” of decomposition, police said.

On December 7, the Marion County Coroner’s Office confirmed the death was a homicide.

On Feb. 5, 2024, IMPD announced the arrest of a 27-year-old man related to Parker.

Anyone with information is asked to call IMPD Homicide Detective Anthony Johnson at 317-327-3475 or e-mail him at