Young adults discover man's body on city's SW side

INDIANAPOLIS - A group of young adults who tried to go swimming in Little Eagle Creek discovered a body on the city’s southwest side Wednesday.

Officials with the Indianapolis Fire Department said a man’s body was discovered near the 800 block of Tip Street just after 2 p.m.

The victim was found in an area known locally as "the levy." The body was partially submerged in the water about 15 feet from the shore, officials said.

IFD said there were no obvious signs of trauma, but officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were conducting a death investigation.

The victim's age and identity were not yet known.

Few other details were released.

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