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IMPD: woman found dead on city's northeast side

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Posted at 1:21 PM, Jul 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-11 16:57:24-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead Saturday night.

Officers responded to the 7000 block of Constitution Drive around 9:30 p.m. Officers found an open patio door and a male at the front door inside the residence looking through the peephole.

Officers entered the patio door, saw the male holding a knife and told him to drop it. The male did and was placed in handcuffs without further incident, according to IMPD.

Officers also found the woman with what appeared to be stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her identity has not yet been released.

IMPD says one person is in custody and there is no additional threat to the public.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).