Homicide investigation underway after 75-year-old man found dead in Muncie apartment

File photo.

File photo.

MUNCIE, Ind. – Muncie police are investigating a homicide after a man’s body was found in an apartment Monday morning.

Muncie Police Chief Steve Stewart says the man was found at Middletown Gardens in the 2300 block of South Skinner Street during a welfare check around 8:11 a.m.

Officers were called to check on the man, later identified as Larry Reed, 75, because he hadn’t been seen by anyone for a few days.

Reed’s cause of death has not been released at this time.

Officers are following up on leads and asking for anyone with information in regards to this case to contact the Muncie Police Department Investigations Division at 765-747-4867.