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Police investigating after person found dead on south side of Indianapolis

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Posted at 8:17 AM, Jul 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 08:11:22-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police are investigating after a person was found dead Thursday morning on the south side of Indianapolis, police said.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 4500 block of Earlham Drive just after 7:30 a.m. on a report of a person down.

Police found 46-year-old Cordell Laster Sr. with undisclosed trauma. Laster Sr. was pronounced dead at the scene, but his cause of death has not been determined.

IMPD homicide detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the incident.

No other details have been released.