Crime Watch 8

Man found dead in vehicle on near northwest side identified

Man found dead in car on near northwest side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was found dead in a vehicle on the city’s near northwest side as Alfonso Leonardo Gomez Martinez.

A cause of death has not been determined at this time.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police are investigating a death on the city’s near northwest side.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was called to the 1200 block of West 36th Street just after 8 a.m. Friday.

IMPD officers found a vehicle in the alley behind a home with an unresponsive adult male inside. The male was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide investigators were called to the scene to collect evidence and speak to potential witnesses.

No victim or suspect information has been released. It is unclear at this time what caused the man’s death.

Anyone with information about the man’s death is asked to call IMPD detective Smalley at 317-327-3618 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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