Body found in Terre Haute ruled a homicide

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A body found at the intersection of 5th and Swan Streets in Terre Haute late Wednesday night has been ruled a homicide, according to 24-Hour News 8’s sister station, WTHI.

The Terre Haute Police Department responded to the intersection for reports of a person down in the street.

Officers and medical crews arrived to the intersection around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday. They found an adult male. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An initial witness statement claimed an altercation occurred prior to the death and a vehicle may have been involved.

A name has not been released and no positive identification has been made yet. Officials are waiting on a report from the Vigo County Coroner’s Office for identification. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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