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IMPD conducting death investigation on northeast side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police are investigating after a person was found dead on the city’s northeast side.

IMPD was called to the 9900 block of E. 38th St. just before 2 a.m. on Friday. That’s near Mitthoeffer Road.

Officers arrived to find an unresponsive person. That person, identified as 50-year-old Shanel Smith, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene. At this time, officers are conducting it as a death investigation.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.