INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis police are investigating after a body was found behind a business Monday afternoon.
Metro police said the body was found in an empty lot in the 2000 block of Columbia Avenue, on the city's north side.
Police said the body was decomposed and difficult to identify.
The Marion County Coroner's Office said Tuesday that the deceased person was identified as Loy E. Ofsthun, a 56-year-old black woman.
The cause of death was not immediately known.
Homicide detectives were investigating the situation.
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.
Watch RTV6 and refresh this page for updates.
A person was shot and killed on the city's north side Thursday evening.
Experts say there are simple things you can do to keep burglars away.
Very mild weekend and Halloween!
Governor Mike Pence's plane skidded off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday evening.
An east side gym is teaching teens life lessons to help give them a fight chance to stay on the right path and out of trouble.