INDIANAPOLIS - The cause of death of a man found dead behind a mobile park on Indianapolis' west side last week was released Monday.
The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the man as Emeterio Islas, 19. Islas was found partially buried and had been shot multiple times, officials said.
The body was found before 6 p.m. Thursday near North Tibbs Avenue and West Vermont Street.
Police were not sure how the body wound up there.
This case is one of five recent discoveries of bodies in Indianapolis.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at crimetips.org or by texting "INDYCS" plus tip information to 274627.
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