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ID released in east side death investigation

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The death of a 50-year-old man remains under investigation as of Thursday afternoon.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to a death investigation on the city’s east side on Wednesday before noon.

A concerned father called police to the 2900 block of Brookside Avenue to check on his son.

Police located John Hicks inside the home with “signs of trauma”.

The cause and manner of death was pending on Thursday. The circumstances surrounding this death are unclear.