New information released after body found on west side


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police released more information on Monday in the investigation of a body found on the west side of Indianapolis last week.

According to a release from IMPD, detectives found the body of 19-year-old Emeterio Islas partially buried on June 12 in the 3300 block of West Washington Street.

Police say Islas was shot multiple times. The circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation.

Detectives urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES). 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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