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Man found dead along White River near downtown Indy

UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office on May 24 identified the person found dead as 67-year-old Terrell J. Lombardo.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A body was found Wednesday afternoon by a teenager walking along the White River.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said they have a death investigation underway after the body was found about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday near West 10th Street and North White River Parkway West Drive.

The body may belong to a man who was homeless and camping under a bridge, police said. No foul play is suspected.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office is also investigating the death.

Police say the body is not that of a 17-year-old boy who disappeared around 7:25 p.m. Tuesday in the White River after the canoe he was in went over the Emrichsville Dam south of the 16th Street bridge.

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