Man found dead in vehicle

Crime Watch 8

Photo of the scene where a man was found dead in a car. (WISH Photo/Kevin Ratermann)

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday said the man found dead in the car was identified as Clark Morris, 22. His cause of death was not yet known.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis detectives are investigating the death of a man found in a stolen vehicle.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called just before 9:45 a.m. Monday (Dec. 2) to a report of a dead person in a vehicle at South Emerson Avenue and Minnesota Street on the city’s east side. The vehicle was near the Marathon gas station at 5060 Southeastern Ave.

The man was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle had been reported stolen.

Homicide investigators sought witnesses in the area and believe the incident was isolated.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office will determine the man’s identity and cause of death. The man’s name will be released once family has been notified.

No additional information was immediately available from police.

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