Man dead in possible west side home invasion

Police investigation death following a possible home invasion on Dec. 5, 2017. (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One man is dead following a possible home invasion on the city’s west side.

The deadly incident happened at a residence in the 300 block of Mickley Avenue around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.

According to police, a 52-year-old man was found dead inside his home.

He has since been identified as James Thornton. The Marion County Coroner’s Office has said he died from multiple blunt force traumatic injuries.

Police have not released any information on possible suspects.

The incident is under investigation.