Woman found dead under mattress in alley on Indy's northeast side

Posted at 8:21 PM, Oct 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-10 23:49:01-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Police are investigating after a body was found under a mattress in an alley on Indianapolis' northeast side. 

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the 2200 block of Wheeler Street after someone reported finding a body Wednesday afternoon. 

Police on the scene said a woman's body was found lying under a mattress in the alley. Based on the woman's condition they believe she had been there for a few days. 

Police are not saying whether they believe the death is suspicious. They are calling it a death investigation at this time. 

The death remains under investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. If you have any information about the incident contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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