Person burned to death trying to stay warm at Indy homeless camp

(WISH photo, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person is dead after catching fire near IUPUI’s campus.

Police were called to a bridge near New York Street and Lime Street around 11 p.m.

Police say in a victim was found burned to death in a homeless camp under the bridge.

They believe the victim was trying to keep warm and the death was an accident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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