IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in December Homicide Investigation

INDIANAPOLIS –  On Monday, March 1, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives identified and arrested a suspect, allegedly involved in the death of 46-year-old Adam Sayers.

On December 1, 2020 just before 04:30am, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to the 4800 block of East 19th St. on the report of a person shot.  When officers arrived, they located what appeared to be an adult male suffering from injuries consistent with gunshot wound(s). Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded to the scene and pronounced that victim deceased.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting potential forensic evidence. The Marion County Coroner’s Office also assisted and determined the exact manner and cause of death.

Earon Wayne Ervin Jr.

IMPD homicide detectives continued their investigation and identified the alleged suspect. On March 1, 2021, Homicide detectives announced the arrest of 31-year-old Earon Wayne Ervin Jr. for his alleged involvement in the death of Adam Sayers. Ervin was arrested and charged with Murder.

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 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.

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