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.