INDIANAPOLIS - Police were investigating after two people were found dead inside a car at a home on the city’s northwest side.
Police responded to a home in the 6100 block of Patoka Lake Drive just before 3 p.m. on Monday, officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said. A caller told police that the car had been left running.
Pike Township emergency responders confirmed a man and woman were dead and there were high levels of carbon monoxide in the home. Homicide detectives were also called to the scene.
The woman was identified by the Marion County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday as Deanna Rooks, 46, of Indianapolis. The man was identified as Michael Hall, 49, of Indianapolis.
Police said Rooks did not have any signs of apparent trauma, but Hall had signs of trauma to the head.
Autopsy results from the Marion County Coroner’s Office ruled Hall’s death as a homicide. Rooks’ manner and cause of death were still under investigation.
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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