Burned Body Identified As 15-Year-Old Indianapolis High School Student

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Burned Body Identified As 15-Year-Old Indianapolis High School Student

September 2, 2014 Updated Sep 2, 2014 at 2:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (21Alive) -- The badly burned body of a 15-year-old female has been identified as Dominique Allen, a student at Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center.

The body was discovered by a man who was walking his dog in the 1100 block of Elder Avenue. Investigators say they believe the female was killed in another location and placed in the location where she was found.

An autopsy done on Tuesday revealed the girl died of homicidal asphyxiation.

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