Coroner identifies man found dead in car on near northeast side

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a person was found dead in a vehicle on the near northeast side.

IMPD said homicide investigators are in the 3300 block of Schofield Avenue, just east of Ralston Avenue.

IMPD says an autopsy conducted on the man has confirmed that he was not shot.

He has been identified as 22-year-old James Matthews.

Investigators were called out just after 6:30 p.m.

This would be the city’s first homicide since Feb. 1.