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Person found dead on Indy's south side, another transported to hospital in unknown condition

Coroner rules death a homicide
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Posted at 12:22 PM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-07 18:44:55-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A homicide investigation is underway on the south side of Indianapolis after one person was found dead and another was transported to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to a home on Meadows Edge Lane around 11:30 a.m. on the report of two unresponsive people, according to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Public Information Officer Samone Burris.

When Indianapolis EMS crews arrived, they pronounced one of the two people dead. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office identified the person as 61-year-old Bawi Cung. He died from multiple blunt force injuries, according to the Marion County Coroner's Office. His death has been ruled a homicide.

The other person found unresponsive in the house was given medical care and released at the scene in good condition, according to a press release from IMPD.

Several people who were at the residence were taken to IMPD's homicide office to help detectives figure out what happened.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.

This is a developing story and WRTV will update this article with more information as it becomes available.