Metro police investigate body found in apartment near 42nd & Post


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Metro police are investigating the discovery of a body near 42nd St. and Post Rd. late Thursday evening.

“We received information that there may be a body inside of a vacant building or apartment over here," said IMPD Capt. Michael Elder. "Officers came over a little after 9 o’clock and we did find a male who is deceased in one of the apartments. We have not been inside the apartment yet. We really can’t tell what happened. Right now, homicide is just getting here, we are waiting on crime lab before we go in and see what really happened."

We asked Capt. Elder if foul play was suspected.

“We can’t tell, we haven’t been inside the apartment to look," Elder said.

Officers have applied for a search warrant.

Friday, the body was identified as 19-year-old Trevon Mann, who had been reported missing by his parents.

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