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Woman's death investigated as homicide after Indianapolis police conduct welfare check

Posted at 5:37 PM, Feb 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-03 15:54:07-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Two 13-year-old boys were arrested in the killing of a woman Friday on the city's northwest side.

Cecilia O'Bryan, 77, was found dead when police responded for a welfare check about 11 a.m. Friday to a home in the 1800 block of North Warman Avenue, said IMPD Officer William Young.

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She appeared to have suffered a traumatic injury and was later pronounced dead.

On Saturday, her death was determined to be a homicide, Young said.

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Anyone with more information was urged to contact IMPD Homicide Detective Ryan Clark at 317-327-3475 or Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information is available.