INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department identified the skeletal human remains found in a wooded area on the city’s south side in 2016.
IMPD identified the remains as Joseph Capps.
Capps remains were found last October in a wooded area near the I-465 exit ramp and U.S. 31.
Police said they were called to the wooded area on Sep. 7. Management at a nearby Super 8 Motel called IMPD after someone stated they spotted a body in the woods.
Investigators arrived but left without finding a body.
That following Monday, police received an anonymous call that skeleton remains were in the wooded area near the motel; that’s when police found the bones.
Capps’ death has been rule a homicide.