Crime Watch 8

35-year-old man’s death at home on south side ruled a homicide

UPDATE: The vicitim, 35-year-old James Stephens, was identified Sept. 2 in a list of 2020 homicides from IMPD. The list said the mechanism of death was being “intentionally withheld.” The case remained unsolved.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A man’s death Monday afternoon at a home on the south side has been ruled a homicide, police said Tuesday evening.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said its officers were called about 4 p.m. Monday to a possible person down inside a home at the corner of East Pleasant Run Parkway North Drive and South Meridian Street. That’s near Holy Cross and St. Joseph Cemetery.

A 911 caller alerted police.

The coroner’s office on Tuesday ruled the death a homicide and, police said, will release the man’s name once proper next-of-kin notification has been made.

Anyone with information was asked to notify IMPD, which did not provide any additional information about the death.


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