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Police investigating dead body found in an alley on south side of Indianapolis

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Posted at 9:59 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 22:12:03-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after locating an adult male dead inside of a parked car on the south side of Indianapolis on Tuesday, according to an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson.

IMPD officers were dispatched to the area of 1300 West Ray Street on a person down after 7:15 p.m. when they located an adult male body inside of a vehicle in an alley. Officials pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

According to investigators, the Marion County Coroner located trauma on the male's body. The incident has been declared as a homicide investigation.

IMPD homicide detectives and the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency did respond to the scene on Tuesday evening.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.