IMPD makes arrest in April 23rd homicide

Police investigate shooting in alley off of Clifton Street
Indianapolis Metro Police have made an arrest in a homicide that occurred on April 23rd on the Indianapolis near west side.

Police arrested Anthony Spearman, 22, and preliminarily charged him with murder for his alleged involvement in the murder of Kevin Coughlin, 55. Detectives believe the motive was robbery.

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and make the final charging decision.

IMPD released Coughlin's name Thursday. Coughlin was found in an alley near 34th and Clifton just after midnight on April 23rd.

Investigators say Kevin Coughlin was found bound and and shot to death a few blocks west of Crown Hill Cemetery.

IMPD officers found Coughlin's car during a traffic stop Thursday morning. The two people in the car were questioned, but not arrested.