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IMPD: Man with trauma wounds found dead downtown

UPDATE: The man found dead has been identified as 63-year-old Richard Daniels. He died by multiple blunt force injuries and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Marion County Coroner’s Office.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man with trauma wounds was found dead Thursday morning along a downtown street, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Just before 8 a.m. police responded to the 1000 block of East Washington Street. That’s in a commercial area just east of I-70 near the intersection at Southeastern Avenue.

When they arrived on scene, the man was pronounced dead.

Police provided no information about a motive or a possible suspect. IMPD did not provide information on what type of trauma the man suffered from.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475.

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