Woman found dead on near east side

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis police are investigating after a woman was found dead on the near east side of the city Friday morning.

Police were called to the 1400 block of E. Washington Street on a welfare check around 3:30 a.m.

A passerby found a homeless woman lying on the ground stabbed in an abandoned parking lot, according to police. She was later pronounced dead.

Police said she was found wrapped in a blanket and appeared to be homeless. Foul play is suspected.

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