IMPD investigating man found dead in car on northwest side

IMPD responded to an alley in the 2100 block of Dexter Street after a man was found dead inside a vehicle there on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (WTHR/Jim Johnston)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Metro police homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead in a car on the northwest side Saturday morning.

Police were called to check on the man around 8:30 a.m. and found him unresponsive inside the vehicle parked in an alley. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene in the 2100 block of Dexter Street in the Riverside neighborhood.

The man was later identified as 21-year-old Daiontez Locke. They say he had signs of trauma, but do not know the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information for this investigation should call the IMPD Homicide Office at (317) 327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262.8477 or (TIPS).

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