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Woman found dead along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis

Indiana State Police conducting homicide investigation
Dai'Ghia Hogan
Posted at 12:47 PM, Mar 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 11:45:00-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman's body was found Tuesday morning alongside Interstate 70 on the city's east side, according to Indiana State Police.

ISP said late Tuesday the victim was identified as 21-year-old Dai'Ghia Hogan, of Indianapolis.

Indiana State Police troopers responded before 7:30 a.m. to a report of a person lying in the gravel in a crossover at the 93.1-mile marker of I-70 westbound. The location was about a half-mile east of the German Church Road overpass.

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Troopers found a woman who was in her early 20s. Medics pronounced her dead at the scene, according to a news release from Indiana State Police.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will determine her cause of death.

Jason Rhea, of Indianapolis, was charged in the shooting death of Hogan on May 2.

Anyone who might have witnessed the incident or seen motorists turning into or out of the crossover are asked to call Indiana State Police at 317-899-8577.