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Police investigating man's death at home in south Bloomington as homicide

Police working homicide in south Bloomington
Posted at 5:29 PM, Sep 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-13 16:57:52-04

MONROE COUNTY, Ind. -- An investigation is underway in Monroe County after a man's body was found at a home on Bloomington's south side.

Deputies responded Monday to a house on Old State Road near South Walnut Street.

The victim was identified as Donald Gentry, 66.

His death is being ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma to the head, but there are no details on exactly what weapon was used in his death.

While investigators don't believe this was a random attack, those who knew Gentry are in mourning and wondering just how safe their community is.

Watch our video in the player above to hear from a woman who knew Gentry.