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Woman found dead in alley on Indianapolis' near east side

IMPD homicide detectives are investigating.
Credit: WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS — Metro police are investigating after a woman was found dead in an alley early Sunday morning.

A police department spokesperson said officers were called to the 2800 block of Moore Avenue, just south of Washington Street & Rural Avenue, around 3:30 a.m. They found an adult female with undisclosed trauma. 

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner's Office identified her as 40-year-old Jennifer Butrum.

Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information should contact Detective Michael Wright at (317) 327-3475 or Michael.Wright@indy.gov.  

You can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-8477 (TIPS) to remain anonymous.

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