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Woman found dead in Indianapolis alley identified

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Posted at 4:19 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 16:19:44-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating a woman's death on Monday as a homicide.

According to a report from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers were called to an alley near the 1900 block of North Colorado Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. Monday on report of a person down. When officers arrived, they found a woman dead with trauma to her body.

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The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Quinina McDowell, 37. The coroner's office has not release a cause of death pending additional tests.

Homicide detectives responded and began canvassing the area for witnesses. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.