UPDATE – Thursday, July 6, 2017, 12:15 PM
48-year-old David Rojas has been arrested and charged with murder for his alleged involvement in the death of 35-year-old Jose Garcia on 02/18/2017. Rojas is currently in-custody at the Marion County Main Jail. This is an active and ongoing investigation.
Detectives urge anyone with information to call the Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.
*Note: The attached unrelated booking photo is that of the suspect, David Rojas
INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives are investigating a death investigation on the city’s northeast side.
Just after 12:30 p.m. on 02.18.17., officers with the IMPD were alerted that there was blood outside of a dumpster. When officers looked, they located blood and observed a body inside of the dumpster. The officers called for the assistance of homicide.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began canvassing the area for witnesses. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to assist in identifying and collecting possible forensic evidence. This case is an active investigation and homicide detectives are still actively gathering information.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317)262-TIPS(8477). Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous. This release may be updated as more information becomes available.
Sent by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department