Police: Homeless man dies after accidentally setting self on fire

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Police are conducting a death investigation on the west side of IUPUI’s campus.

Officers were called to the scene at New York Street and Limestone Street before 11:30 p.m.

Indianapolis Metropolitan police said the victim was a homeless man and believe he’d set a fire inside a tent to cook food. The man accidentally set himself on fire and died, police said.

No foul play is suspected.

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