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Man found dead in Hamilton County ditch deemed homicide

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — The death of a man found in a ditch near Noblesville on Friday is being treated as a homicide, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies responded to the 21500 block of Overdorf Road, northeast of Noblesville, on a death investigation, and arrived to find a man somewhere between 45 and 60 years old in a ditch on the side of the road, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office said investigators do not believe the man died at the location where he was found.

No immediate information about the identity of the victim or the circumstances of his death were immediately available.

The investigation on Friday night was ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS or Detective Greg Lockheart at 317-773-1282.

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