INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A possibly homeless man found dead behind a downtown building died from blunt force trauma, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officials say.
The man, 61-year-old Stephen McGuire, was found at a loading dock near Ohio and Meridian streets. Police have ruled his death a homicide.
Investigators have reviewed a number of surveillance cameras in the area but the captured video has not revealed anything that showed the attack.
He was the city's 35th homicide. There have been two others since for a total of 37 homicides on the year.
State police and the Indiana Department of Transportation say public safety is being endangered by metal scrappers.
Hoosiers are being hit with the coldest weather statewide in about three years, and officials are warning drivers about black ice.
A regional planning commission in northwest Indiana is scheduled to vote on whether to move forward with a plan to build the 47-mile-long Illiana Expressway that would connect Interstate 65 near Lowell with Interstate 55 south of Chicago.