INDIANAPOLIS — Homicide detectives are investigating after a person was found dead on the northeast side early Friday morning
At approximately 1:40 a.m., IMPD officers responded to the 9000 block of East 38th Street near Mitthoeffer Road for an unresponsive person.
IEMS pronounced a woman, later identified as 50-year-old Shanel Smith, deceased at the scene.
A death investigation is now underway.
The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Marion County Coroner’s office.