Crime Watch 8

Woman found dead in west side home after police respond to burglary report

(WISH Photo, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 34-year-old woman was found dead in a home on the west side Saturday night after police responded to a report of a burglary.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says officers were called to the 1400 block of South Belmont Avenue just before 6 p.m. That is between Howard and Miller streets.

The victim was located in the residence with trauma injuries and pronounced dead.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the victim as Penny Turner. Turner died of multiple sharp injuries.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact detective David Miller by calling the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or sending an email to