UPDATE: The Marion County Coroner’s Office determined Friday that Jeffrey Dean Davis’ death is now a homicide.

IMPD Homicide detectives are investigating and have identified the people involved. No arrests have been made.

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will decide of charges will be filed.

The incident remains under investigation.


INDIANAPOLIS – A man died days after being found injured on the near north side last week.

According to the Marion County Coroner’s Office, 61-year-old Jeffrey Dean Davis died on Wednesday. He’d originally been injured last week, the coroner’s office said.

Indianapolis Metropolitan police officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of North Capitol Avenue on a report of a battered person. They found Davis at the location.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died. Police said he suffered injuries “consistent with trauma.”

IMPD said the case is currently being considered a death investigation. The cause of death is pending following the autopsy.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).