IMPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Man in Connection With Recent Downtown Homicide

On May 31, 2020, just before 2:30 a.m., IMPD officers were dispatched to the area of Market and Pennsylvania Streets in response to a person being shot at that location. When officers arrived, they located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s). The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Homicide detectives responded and immediately began canvassing the area for witnesses. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office assisted and determined the exact manner and cause of death.

Tyler Newby

On May 31, 2020 homicide detectives working in partnership with the Marion County Prosecutors office ascertained a warrant and arrested 29-year-old Tyler Newby for his alleged involvement in the death of 18-year-old Dorian Murrell.

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).  Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.  Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.

A charge of a crime is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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