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Coroner IDs man found dead on city’s south side

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday identified a man found dead at a home on the city’s south side as 61-year-old Bawi Cung.

The coroner said Wednesday afternoon Cung was the victim of a homicide and he suffered multiple blunt force injuries.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Homicide detectives are investigating at a home on the city’s south side after one person was found dead and another was found unresponsive, authorities said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to a home in the 600 block of Meadows Edge Lane Tuesday just before 10:30 a.m. on reports of two unresponsive people. That’s in a residential area on the city’s south side west of State Road 135 and between West Southport and West Stop 11 roads.

When officers arrived to the scene they found two unresponsive individuals. One individual was pronounced dead. The second person was treated at the scene and released.

Police have not said how the person died but that they suffered “undisclosed trauma to the body.”

Police have not released any other details.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).

This story was corrected to show the second person was treated and released at the scene, not transported to a hospital as police previously reported.

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