IMPD Homicide detectives investigating after man found dead in residence

INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives are investigating after a man is found dead inside a residence on the city’s northwest side.

Just after 12 p.m. on 11/20/2017, officers with the IMPD were dispatched to the 7500 block of Ballinshire S, on reports of DOA. Responding officers arrived along with Pike Township Medics, who located an unresponsive male victim suffering from signs of trauma. Medics pronounced the victim dead on-scene.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began canvassing the area for witnesses. The Indianapolis – Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist with identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) will be assisting and will determine the exact manner and cause of death. The name of the victim can be obtained from the MCCO after proper next-of-kin notification has been made.

Detectives urge anyone with information to call the 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 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. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.    

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