Body found lying on sidewalk near east side creek

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INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan police have identified the man found dead near an east side creek.

IMPD said Robert Shorter, 24, Indianapolis, was found lying on a sidewalk in the 4000 block of Essex Court. Police were dispatched around 8:45 a.m. Thursday. He was dead when they arrived, face down on a sidewalk next to a creek at an abandoned apartment building.

Investigators said a maintenance worker made the discovery.

Police didn’t say how Shorter died, and an autopsy is pending. Homicide detectives are working the case.

Robert Shorter MUG
Robert Shorter


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