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IMPD investigating Sunday morning homicide

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Posted at 12:23 PM, Sep 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 11:47:18-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officers are investigating the city's first homicide since September 7.

Police found a woman with undisclosed trauma in the 2800 block of Moore Avenue around 3:30 Sunday morning. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as Jennifer Butrum, 40. A cause of death hasn't been released.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Michael Wright at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail the detective at

You can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 (TIPS) to remain anonymous.