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Man found dead in wooded area near apartment on east side of city


A 20 year-old man was found dead in a wooded area near 700 South Clarizz Blvd.after police responded to calls about multiple gunshots on May 25, according to a press release from the Bloomington Police Department.

The Monroe County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Desta Clark, according to WTHR. A preliminary autopsy found the cause of death to be multiple gunshot wounds. 

The police investigated a nearby apartment and found the rear door ajar. Individuals who live in the apartment told the police that two men wearing face coverings kicked open the door and chased the victim out the front door before shots were heard. 

Anyone with information about the homicide should contact Detective Wade Berry at 812-339-4477.

Those close to Clark have organized a fundraiser to help his mother pay for funeral expenses. 

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