Man killed on east side in first homicide of violent span

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Above: Leroy Barker

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 21, 2014) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police say the first homicide of a deadly day happened Thursday morning.

Around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, police were dispatched to the 2100 block of North Kenyon Street to check out a report of an unresponsive person. Officers found 50-year-old Leroy Barker dead inside the home.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy Friday morning and ruled his death a homicide. Detectives have not released information about suspects or how Barker died. The homicide was the first of a series of killings that happened Thursday morning through early Friday.

Detectives urge anyone with information about this incident to call IMPD homicide detectives at (317) 327-3475. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Most Popular

Fall Fun Near Me

When are communities Trick or Treating this year?

Latest News

More News