Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers assist IEMS on possible overdose

INDIANAPOLIS – Just after 6:00 a.m., on February 23, 2018, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were called to the 4400 block of E. Washington St. to assist the Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) on an overdose. When officers and medics arrived they located an unconscious adult male. IEMS administered Narcan, at which point the male was revived but he died a short time later. Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) detectives are on scene conducting an investigation.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) will determine the manner and cause of death. Updates will be provided once information is made available.

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.

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