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Police: Person found dead near White River was murdered

Victim has not been identified
Crime Scene
Posted at 4:38 PM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 16:41:50-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Police say a person whose body was found along the White River was murdered.

The discovery was made Monday by a person who found the body on the banks of the river near where Southern Avenue dead ends, just west of West Street.

"When officers arrived, they located an unknown person suffering from trauma," according to IMPD Public Information Officer Michael Hewitt."

Tuesday, the Marion County Coroner's Office determined the cause of death to be trauma and labeled the case a homicide.

The victim's name has not been released.

IMPD is asking for help in finding those responsible for the death. 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 or (TIPS).