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IMPD: Woman found dead on North Rural Street died of gunshot wound

Posted at 12:36 PM, Oct 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 12:54:14-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Homicide detectives are investigating a woman's death after she was found dead Sunday afternoon on the east side of Indianapolis, according to police.

The woman, later identified as 25-year-old Monesha McKinley, was found dead just after noon in the 1000 block of North Rural Street, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Samone Burris said in a press release.

An autopsy by the Marion County Coroner's Office found the McKinley had at least one gunshot wound and her death was determined to be a homicide, Burris said.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Charles Benner at 317-327-3475 or by email at Tips can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.