Remains of 2nd body found on NE side identified

INDIANAPOLIS - Officials have identified the remains of a second body found on the city’s northeast side last week.

The body was found in an empty lot behind a business near the 2200 block of Columbia Avenue on June 5.

On Monday, the Marion County coroner identified the remains as 45-year-old Selese Goss of Indianapolis.

Officials did not yet release her cause of death.

Police had also found the remains of 56-year-old Loy E. Ofsthun about one block away on June 2.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at or by texting "INDYCS" plus tip information to 274627.

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