IMPD investigates 2 deaths on near northwest side

Photo from crime scene at 18th and Dexter on July 9, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two deaths on the city’s near northwest side is under investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).

Police responded to a call that came in around 8:50 a.m. in the 1800 block of North Dexter Street.

IMPD says three adult males were found at the scene and two of the three men were unconscious.

Indianapolis EMS pronounced the two men deceased at the scene and a third was transported to an area hospital in good condition.

According to police, investigators didn’t see any trauma on the two men who died. Police aren’t ruling out an overdose as a possible cause.

The victims haven’t been identified, but police say they’re believed to be in their 50s.

A fourth person could potentially be involved as well. Police say he showed up at a local hospital.

The coroner’s office will determine the victims’ cause of death, but the coroner noted the deaths are “probable overdose deaths.”

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.TIPS (8477).

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