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Speedway police investigating homicide after person found dead in vehicle

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Posted at 7:36 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 14:51:19-05

SPEEDWAY — Police in Speedway are conducting a homicide investigation after a person was found dead Friday morning.

Officers with the Speedway Police Department responded to the 5800 block of Crawfordsville Road around 4 a.m., Lt. Jim Thiele said.

Police were called to check on a running vehicle in the KFC parking lot. Officers found a Chevy Cruze on a snow bank and found a man, believed to be in his 20s in the driver's seat. The man had suffered apparent gunshot wounds and was unresponsive.

The man was later identified as 21-year-old Christopher Cantave.