CONNERSVILLE, Ind. — A call for an unconscious male in a cemetery turned into a death investigation in Connersville.
The Connersville Police Department said officers responded to Dale Cemetery just after 7 a.m. Wednesday on a report on an unconscious person. When they arrived, they found a man with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
After speaking with the Fayette County Prosecutor, the department decided to ask the Indiana State Police to investigate the death. The department said they are describing the death as suspicious as of the time of this report.
The Indiana State Police has identified the victim as 53-year-old Thomas Combs of Connersville. A cause of death is pending an autopsy.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Indiana State Police Pendleton Post at 765-778-2121.