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INDIANAPOLIS — A body was found in a vacant house Sunday afternoon, and it’s being ruled a homicide. 

Officers were called to the 900 block of North Oakland Avenue around 3 p.m. Sunday on a report of a person dead in an abandoned residence. 

They found a man’s body when they arrived. Detectives observed trauma on the body and ruled his death a homicide. 

Sgt. Jim Gillespie with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed later that night that the man’s death would be investigated as a criminal homicide.

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