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UPDATE: Indiana State Police has identified the victim as 21-year-old Dai-Ghia Hogan of Indianapolis.  Her family has been notified.


INDIANAPOLIS — A woman was found dead Tuesday morning off I-70 on the east side of Indianapolis.

Indiana State Police said they were called shortly before 7:30 a.m. after her body was found laying in the gravel on I-70 westbound in the cross-over at the 93.1 mile marker. This location is about a half-mile east of the German Church Road overpass.

ISP described the woman — whose identity has not been released — as Black and in her early 20s. Detectives are investigating her death as a homicide. The county coroner will determine her cause of death.

State police do not have a description of a suspect.

Police ask that anyone who traveled the area during the early morning hours Tuesday and may have either witnessed this incident or vehicles turning into or out of the cross-over should call ISP at 317-899-8577.